Accelerated Program

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Accelerated MBA Program

The AMBA is a one year (four quarter), full-time MBA Program which begins with an integrated quarter focusing on managerial decision making along with four electives, a field experience, additional development of managerial skills, and a capstone experience.

The Accelerated MBA Program is the most efficient way to pursue an MBA. Designed to fit the needs of MBA Candidates who have completed a bachelor's degree in business, the Accelerated MBA is rigorous, fast, and to the point.

  • Most efficient method of pursuing the Western MBA
  • Immersive first quarter focusing on refresher courses in the principles of business
  • Perfect for the young professional looking to jump-start a career
  • Support for your career through Western's MBA Career Services Office
  • Internship experience during the program
  • 13 months, four academic quarters
  • Begins every June


John Whitfield, a Western 2011 graduate, shares his recent success in the 
AMBA Program and the job offer he just accepted with 
Microsoft as an Associate Consultant in Reston, Virginia.


Apply Now!

If you are interested in applying to the Western AMBA Program, please visit the 
Application Process page for details on the application process.


Visiting Western

If you are interested in exploring Western's campus and MBA Program, you can find more information on our Visiting Western MBA page.


For information on the 
Accelerated, Traditional or
Evening MBA Programs:

Kati Johnson
Assistant Director 
Western MBA Program
College of Business & Economics 


For information on the 
Weekend MBA Program:

Alisyn Maggiora
Weekend MBA Admissions Advisor
Phone: 360-650-3717