Advance Your Career and Increase Your Earning Potential

Improve your knowledge and skills in key areas of business with the University of West Alabama’s online MBA. With concentrations in accounting, CIS, cybersecurity, data analytics, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, marketing, rural business and sports management you can specialize your degree to fit your future career goals. Advanced coursework in strategic management, economics, business policy and more means that you’ll be prepared for the demands and challenges of the workplace. Because this program is offered in a fully online format, you can earn your degree on your schedule. Take the next step in your business career at one of Alabama’s most affordable institutions.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Seal

Our online MBA was recently recognized for its affordability and value. And our MBA Finance Concentration is one of the top programs in Alabama noted for having a curriculum perfect for corporate finance in the modern world.

Online Business Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration emphasis areas:
    • Accounting
    • Computing and Data Analytics
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, and Policy
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Finance
    • General Business
    • Healthcare Administration
    • Human Resource Management
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Rural Business
    • Sport Management

Pursue Your Dream Job

Management occupations are expected to grow 8 percent through 2026, a rate that is as fast as the national average for overall job growth. Employment growth will be driven by the formation of new organizations as well as the expansion of different ones. Trained management professionals continue to be in demand.

The median annual wage for management occupations is around $100,790, which is the highest wage among all of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ major occupational groups.

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median annual wage for management occupations

Potential Careers

Career Median annual wage
Marketing Managers $127,560
Computer and Information Systems Managers $135,800
Computer Systems Analyst $88,740
Cybersecurity Analyst $105,165
Data Analyst $60,036
Financial Managers $121,750
Media Director $105,697
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $116,180
Sales Managers $117,960
Top Executives $103,950


Career and salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.

Benefits of Attending UWA Online:


    Earn an online degree on your schedule with personal support from application to graduation

  • Competitive Tuition

    Join the 80 percent of UWA students who receive some type of financial aid


    Benefit from UWA’s generous credit transfer policy


    Learn from scholars and practitioners to build the skills and knowledge you need to succeed

About Us

UWA is located in the heart of Livingston on the western border of the state. As one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges in Alabama, we’ve been helping students pursue their dreams and goals since 1835. Join more than 3,500 online learners and take advantage of our tradition of excellence with our flexible online programs.