The Missouri Western Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are AACSB accredited professional degree programs that offer students, of all educational and professional backgrounds, a broad business education to help launch or advance their professional careers. The programs focus on applied academic education to develop a student’s analytical and decision making abilities. Missouri Western has both onsite and online MBA program options. Both MBA programs include classes covering several business disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management. The programs are designed to accommodate working professionals seeking to advance their careers as well as recent graduates eager to advance into graduate studies.

Both MBA programs are a total of 30 credit-hours (10 classes).

Consistent with Missouri Western’s mission as an open enrollment institution, our MBA programs have multiple admissions paths that include but not require a GMAT score.

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The Missouri Western onsite MBA programs are professional/part-time graduate programs in multiple concentrations. Classes generally meet one night a week for sixteen weeks. Students can take one to three courses a semester. Classes are in the late afternoon, or evening, on the Missouri Western campus.

The programs include seven core classes (21 hours) that all MBA students complete, plus three concentration classes (9 hours), in multiple concentrations, to fit the specific needs of the student. The concentrations for the onsite programs are

  • General Business
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Engineering Technology Management

The Missouri Western online MBA is a professional graduate program where students can take up to four classes per semester in two eight week sessions. The MBA is completely online and consists of eight week sessions, which allows full-time students to complete the program in 12 months. The classes are offered by Missouri Western through Canvas course management software. The program consists of ten courses which includes seven MBA core classes plus three additional classes such as leadership, ethics, and organizational behavior management.

For more information contact:

Dr. Amit Verma
Program Director
MBA Students
Professional Core
ACC 633Foundations of Finance and Accounting3
MGT 603Organizational Theory3
MGT 633Contemporary Issues in Management3
MKT 633Applied Strategic Marketing3
MIM 633Business Intelligence and Analytics3
MIM 643Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management3
MGT 695Applied Strategic Management3
Select one of the following concentrations:
Engineering Technology Management
Forensic Accounting
General Business
Total Credit Hours21

Engineering Technology Management (Onsite Delivery Only)
Forensic Accounting (Onsite Delivery Only)
General Business (Onsite and Online Delivery)

Engineering Technology Management Concentration

EGT 520Project and Process Management3
EGT 530Current Advancements in Engineering Technology3
EGT 610Advanced Engineering Technology3
Total Credit Hours9

Forensic Accounting Concentration

Concentration Requirements
ACC 613Forensic Accounting3
Six credit hours from the following electives6
Auditing for Fraud
Advanced Accounting
Business Taxation
CRJ 600Criminal Law, Evidence and Legal Procedures3
CRJ 640Computer Forensics3
Total Credit Hours9

General Business Concentration 

Concentration Requirements
Select nine credit hours of graduate level courses (with a maximum of six credit hours at the 500 level)9
Total Credit Hours9

The General Business concentration is offered onsite as well as online. The online option is a one year accelerated program, or longer if needed.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
  4. Official approval of required Master Educator Experience (or capstone).
Are you ready to declare a program of study? Download, sign and submit the form(s) to the program director.
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