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Whether you seek an expanded role within your present company or want to discover new professional opportunities, the Master of Business Administration program at WMU provides the education, tools and connections you need to succeed in your career.

The MBA program is available in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Battle Creek, giving students in southwest Michigan choices. Each location provides the convenience you need and the expertise you expect and the flexibility needed for working professionals. Students find our MBA program to be challenging, interesting and rewarding. The MBA at WMU offers a curriculum that is learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged.

The faculty and staff take pride in meeting the professional needs of students through a rigorous curriculum and flexible schedule for full- and part-time students.


Fall and spring semesters are thirteen weeks long, with classes meeting one night per week. Summer I and Summer II sessions are 6.5 weeks long, with classes meeting two nights per week. Most classes meet on weekdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Students, Faculty and Staff

Approximately 85 percent of students in the program work full-time and enroll on a part-time basis. Students' work experiences are leveraged during class discussions to enhance learning and to help establish a network of professional contacts. All MBA courses are taught by Ph.D. faculty with industry experience who are engaged in international research and supporting regional businesses. Industry experts also serve as guest lecturers.