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An M.B.A. from the Wright State University is an investment in your future that adds value to your career. Today's business environment is exploding with the change, from the expansion of global markets to new opportunities in emerging technology to managing innovation and leading teams. This program helps you to excel in this changing environment, with cutting-edge courses that prepare you to anticipate and manage for the future. Ideal for working professionals, the Wright State University—Lake Campus M.B.A. program allows you to complete your degree with convenient weekend classes at the Lake Campus in Celina, Ohio.
There are several concentrations to choose from. The management, innovation, and change concentration is offered entirely at Wright State University—Lake Campus. If you choose another concentration, you may have to take some courses at the Dayton Campus.
The Raj Soin College of Business and the Lake Campus are currently formulating the fifteenth cohort of M.B.A. students at Wright State University—Lake Campus. The program is set to start in the Spring Semester 2021, with a projected graduation of Spring Semester 2023. Weekend and online classes are constructed in a cohort model allowing for close interaction and shared insights from work and life experiences.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Wright State's online M.B.A. degree program No. 175 among all M.B.A. programs in 2019. The online M.B.A. program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the gold standard of business school accreditation. Students can compete the program at their pace and can customize the curriculum with online and face-to-face courses if they want. We also have one of the lowest tuition rates among AACSB-accredited schools in our geographic region.
The M.B.A. builds on your current experience to help you advance your career goals. Organizations and companies of all sizes from all industries require educated and skilled managers with a broad base of knowledge to achieve their goals. Choose from multiple concentrations to build on your current experience and help you get promoted.
We arm you with the knowledge and experiences you need to transition from student to professional. You will gain hands-on experience through a variety of community-based programs, service-learning opportunities, internships, and research projects.
View the Master of Business Administration program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.
M.B.A. foundation courses are now available online. Completion of the GMAT is encouraged but not required before registering for these classes. Once the university accepts your application you may register for the foundation courses. Please speak with your advisor prior to registration.
Cohorts allow for close interaction between students and faculty and:
Prerequisites may be waived if your previous coursework meets the requirements determined by graduate admissions.
Classes meet every other weekend on Friday evenings (4-9:30 p.m.) and Saturday mornings (8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) allowing for flexibility with most working schedules.
Prerequisites are built into the program, preparing non-business majors for more advanced graduate coursework.
Yes, Wright State University was one of the first AACSB International-accredited M.B.A .programs in the Dayton area. This Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business is the premier accrediting agency for bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting.
Joseph K. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
Professor, Economics; Director, Graduate Studies