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Business Administration (MBA)

West Virginia University's 12-month accelerated full-time MBA program was ranked among the Top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The program is ideal for someone seeking to enhance job opportunities or change careers. Whether your background I in liberal arts, the sciences or business, WVU has a place for you.

The College of Business & Economics believes in the global perspective. By joining WVU's MBA program, you will gain a classroom experience enriched by teamwork and experiential learning. We believe it's necessary for students to have an applicable approach to their education by allowing students to work alongside of business professionals who a number of projects.

Career Profile

According to the Wall Street Journal, employers are seeking to hire people with the ability to work in teams. WVU’s MBA program focuses on building team skills. You’ll have the opportunity to both lead and be a vital member of a team, gaining the important skills that employers seek, further advancing your career.

Beginning on the first day of your program, staff from the Center for Career Development will work with you on your resume review, interviewing skills and networking, preparing you for the competitive job market.

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose

Additional Application Information

- Only 1 letter of recommendation is required, however up to 3 letters of recommendation will be accepted.

Program Application Test Requirements


Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline


Spring Deadline


Summer Deadline

May 1

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

WVU’s MBA program is accredited by AACSB international, the principal accrediting organization for business schools. Only 5% of business schools achieve this distinction.

Alumni Profile

Faculty Profile

Jack Dorminey, Ph.D.

Student Profile

Kah-Yenn Khoo

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