Program overview

Our program offers a Stakeholder concentration. Plus, you can also create your own focus by taking electives offered online.

Build a strong foundation of business principles and analytical skills with these required courses:

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Law and the Legal Environment of Business
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Statistics

Deepen your business knowledge and skills with these core MBA classes:

  • Accounting, Performance Measurement and Controls
  • Business Analytics: Transforming Data into Decisions
  • Capstone Integrative Course
  • Financial Management
  • Managerial Leadership and Productivity
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design

Complement these core MBA classes with elective courses such as:

  • Managing Value-Chain Partnerships
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Resources Stakeholders and Competitive Advantage
  • Selective courses from the WSU On-line MBA Program

MBA program cost comparison

Cost comparison of similar MBA programs in the region.
    Full Time Part Time*
MBA Programs AACSB Accredited In-State Out of state In-State Out of State
WSU Vancouver Yes $17,725 $34,517 $18,316 $18,316**
Portland State University Yes $46,000 $55,800 $46,000 $55,800
University of Portland Yes     $40,300  
Willamette University Yes   $37,500 (incl. all costs)
University of Washington
Evening MBA
Yes   $73,200 (incl. all costs)

* Part Time is 9 credits or less per term

** Border residency rate includes Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties in Oregon (plus others)

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