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MBA Program


Earn your MBA at one of the best: Western New England University

Accredited by AACSB International

The best business schools in the world are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.  Western New England University is the only private institution in western Massachusetts accredited by AACSB International and fewer than 5% of business programs in the world to hold this accreditation. 

AACSB represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.  Member institutions confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive multi-year review.

This prestigious endorsement demonstrates to major corporation and accounting firms seeking high-caliber employees that your education has prepared you to succeed and lead.

They recognize that graduates of AACSB International accredited programs represent the best of the best.

Affordable Excellence

Tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year is $761 per credit. The MBA consists of 36 graduate credits, which totals $27,396 for your degree, making Western New England University one of the most affordable AACSB accredited programs in New England.

Start Anytime

As an MBA candidate you have a variety of options to earn your degree.  You can truly learn at the speed of life with the choice and flexibility afforded by our programs.  Whether you study full- or part-time, online, or in the classroom, we offer a format that will help you achieve your goals.

MBA - Online with Optional In-class Sessions

Our unique format allows you to blend online study with optional in-class sessions.  Whether you want to complete your studies 100% online or incorporate the evening in-class sessions, the choice is yours.

Our course delivery model utilizes technology that will provide you with a truly interactive experience with your faculty and classmates.  Learn more about this course delivery model.  This flexibility makes our program ideal for working professionals who wish to earn a degree at a pace that fits the demands of their personal and professional lives.  You will work with your advisor to develop a plan that will help you accomplish your educational goals in your desired time-frame.  You have up to eight years to complete the program once you begin.  MBA candidates working a full-time job typically complete the program in 18-22 months.  The MBA consists of 36 credits (12 graduate courses).

Terms: Accelerated, 11 weeks
Total Credits: 36 credits
Course Delivery: Online with optional in-class (evening)
Entry: Fall, winter, spring, or summer

Leadership Certificate

The Leadership Certificate Program will enable you to enhance your leadership role in the workplace or community; further professional and personal goals for leadership development; and satisfy professional requirements for advanced coursework.

The Leadership Certificate Program is ideal for:
• Managers with a bachelor’s degree who hold positions of leadership responsibility in their organization
• Individuals considering a graduate degree who would like to explore graduate coursework prior to formally applying for admission
• Professionals who have already earned a master’s degree and who are seeking additional leadership development

To learn more, call 413-782-1517 or email study@wne.edu.