Online Master’s Degree Program

Online MBA

Advance Your Career and Increase Your Earning Potential

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Program Detail

Next Start Date

January 13

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Degree Overview

Improve your skills in a wide range of fundamental business topics with an online MBA from the University of West Alabama. Our MBA programs can be completed in just over one year, and feature concentration options in:

  • Accounting
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports Management

When you graduate, you’ll have the advanced knowledge to take the next step in your business career and increase your earning potential. Forbes reports salary gains of 40 percent to 50 percent post-MBA.

Earn your degree fully online, at one of the most affordable institutions in the state.

Our courses top the list for one of the best programs in Alabama. UWA’s online MBA was recently recognized for its affordability, value and for our accredited finance curriculum!

Who is this degree for?

  • Individuals seeking to advance their knowledge of business theory and apply it to industry roles.
  • Individuals seeking career growth in fields like accounting, technology, entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing and more.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

January 13

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

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Course Details

Total Hours: 33 

Emphases: 9 hours

Concentrations

Program Completion Requirements

Completion of all courses required in the curriculum with a 3.0 quality point average (overall and in each requirement area). Any awarding of an F or D grade results in immediate dismissal from the graduate program. A maximum of two C grades is allowable; however, the awarding of a third C grade results in dismissal from the MBA program.

At least 33 semester hours within the required areas.

Student may opt to repeat BA 598 for a total of six semester hours and three (3) elective hours to fulfill the nine (9) hours required in emphasis area.

Admissions

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2.75 grade point average (four-point scale) or graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree or higher with a minimum of 3.0 grade point average (four-point scale). MBA 500. Assessment and Orientation (0) is a requirement of all students** entering the program and must be completed by the end of the first semester (second online term). Extensions are granted on a case-by-case basis with supporting documentation.

Students who do not meet the undergraduate GPA requirement, but have a minimum GPA of 2.5 will be given the opportunity to demonstrate an ability to succeed at the graduate level by successfully completing MBA 500** and 12 credit hours while maintaining a 3.0 GPA. The academic unit will re-assess students’ ability to continue in MBA program after assessing grades earned in first four (4) courses.

Extension requests for MBA 500 will not be granted if students have not successfully completed at least half of MBA 500.

** NOTE: MBA 500. Assessment and Orientation (0) must be completed during first semester (second online term) of enrollment in the MBA program. A grade of “P” is required prior to enrolling in any AC, EC, FI, or BQ course, and MG 590.

A score of 80% or higher must be achieved on initial (self) assessments in the areas of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Statistics of MBA 500. If an 80% or higher is not achieved on the above assessments, a student must successfully complete the applicable leveling course(s) with a minimum score of 80%.

Students who have earned a 480 on the GMAT may be exempted from MBA 500.

Your experience at the University of West Alabama is designed to be as straightforward and convenient as possible. From the moment you apply, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance from an enrollment counselor. And once you’re in your program, you’ll have a personal success coach who can answer your questions and help with anything you need.

Simply follow these steps to get started.

Tuition

Graduate tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $429 per credit hour. There is a $50 technology fee each semester.

The University of West Alabama is dedicated to keeping education costs affordable and providing students with a full range of grants, scholarships and loans. Approximately 80 percent of UWA students receive some type of financial aid to support their studies. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The school code for UWA is 001024.

Transfer

UWA may accept up to 9 hours at the Graduate level for matching courses and curriculums for most programs.

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