Online Master’s Degree Program

Online MBA

Advance Your Career and Increase Your Earning Potential

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Program Detail

Next Start Date

August 16

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
  • Computing and Data Analytics
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, and Policy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Rural Business
  • 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, cybersecurity, data analytics, technology, entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing and more.
  • Professionals who want to pursue leadership roles like marketing manager, media director, sales manager, C-level executive, financial manager, human resources manager and data analyst.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

August 16

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 333 (36 if BA 501 is required) 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.

Make a satisfactory score on a comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program. Must be taken during the final semester of course work.

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).

Students with a 2.75 GPA and an undergraduate business degree in Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Computer Information Systems are not required to take BA 501 Foundations of Business. Other business majors must have a “C” or higher in basic business courses in Accounting I & II, Economics I & II, Finance, and two courses in Business Statistical Analysis to avoid the BA 501 requirement.

Students who do not meet the undergraduate GPA requirement, but have a minimum GPA of 2.5 will be admitted on a conditional basis. As part of the conditional status, students will be required to take one course their first semester, BA 501, and pass it with a grade of C or higher to continue in the program.

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 is $429 per credit hour. There is a $60 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.

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

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