Academic Programs at WSU Tri-Cities Carson College of Business

Master of Business Administration

Program Background

The master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Washington State University is offered through the Carson College of Business. The MBA program at the WSU Tri-Cities campus is designed for students with broad academic backgrounds and a desire to prepare themselves for leadership responsibilities in today’s global economy. Although it is tailored to meet the needs of the working professional attending school part-time, full-time students are also welcome.

Why an MBA at WSU Tri-Cities?

The MBA program at WSU Tri-Cities incorporates the most current views in leadership and managerial skills development. With your career needs and academic excellence at the forefront, this program provides you with experience in and integration of business skills such as analysis, organization, and managerial decision-making in all areas of functional expertise. You will develop your leadership and team-building skills along with the ability to effectively interact in the business world.

WSU’s business program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) — the hallmark of excellence in management education. Of over 3,000 business programs at four-year schools in the U.S., only 400 have attained the highest standard of achievement required to be AACSB accredited.

The business professors at WSU Tri-Cities are leading researchers and top-notch educators who have close ties to industry, and real world experience in the fields in which they teach. They will bring their vast experience, and entrepreneurial and innovative vision into their classrooms and help you learn how to use textbook concepts and practices in your business career.

Washington State University Tri-Cities specializes in providing managerial and leadership education to individuals who live and work in the Columbia Basin without having to leave their jobs or homes. Students include recent college graduates, working professionals, and business executives.

Questions about the MBA Program?

Helen Berry
Program Coordinator


Last Updated: November 3, 2014