Master of Business Administration (MBA)


The College of Business and Economics offers the Online Hybrid MBA program for working professionals who want the convenience and flexibility of online learning from a nationally recognized university. WVU’s program has been ranked in the top 50 online MBA programs by U.S. News and World Report for six consecutive years and is continually recognized as a "Best for Vets" program by Military Times. This program also requires students to attend two 3-day residencies to meet their professors, network with classmates and engage in experiential learning. WVU business programs are recognized as Best Online Programs 2018 by US News and World Report.

Admissions Requirements

Students must have at least two years of professional experience before beginning the program.


West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Online MBA program is accredited by AACSB International, the principal accrediting organization for business schools. Only 5% of business schools worldwide achieve this distinction.



Courses Required


Total Credit Hours

Course Formats

  • Live Online Sessions
  • Online Courses
  • Residency Required

Estimated Tuition and Fees

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) requires 37 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $1,063.

Residents and Non-Residents
Estimated Tuition Based on Credit Hours
Credit Hours Cost
1 $1,063
3 $3,189
6 $6,378
9 $9,567

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships. WVU’s FAFSA Code is 003827.

Next Start Date: January 13, 2020    Apply Now


What can you do with a Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

Students who graduate from WVU Online with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree may be prepared for the following careers. These are only a few examples of some of the many opportunities that will be open to you with this degree. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for some positions.

Information about careers on this list comes from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

Business Professor

Projected Growth: 15% or higher *Bright Outlook

Information Technology Project Manager

Projected Growth: 5-9%

Education Administrator, Postsecondary

Projected Growth: 10-14% *Bright Outlook

Agent or Business Manager

Projected Growth: 5-9%

Administrative Service Manager

Projected Growth: 10-14% *Bright Outlook

Business Intelligence Analyst

Projected Growth: 5-9%

Business Continuity Planner

Projected Growth: 5-9% *Bright Outlook

Online Merchant

Projected Growth: 5-9% *Bright Outlook

Treasurer and Controller

Projected Growth: 15% or higher *Bright Outlook

Financial Manager

Projected Growth: 15% or higher *Bright Outlook

Property, Real Estate Manager

Projected Growth: 10-14% *Bright Outlook

Real Estate Agent

Projected Growth: 5-9%

Real Estate/Property Manager

Projected Growth: 10-14% *Bright Outlook

Administrative Services Manager

Projected Growth: 10-14% *Bright Outlook

Human Resources Specialist

Projected Growth: 5-9%

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