Evening MBA

The Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics Evening MBA is an interdisciplinary enterprise management MBA program designed to evolve working professionals into adaptive leaders prepared to manage in the current dynamic and interconnected business environment.  Meeting twice weekly in the evening on Western Washington University’s Bellingham campus, the program is designed to accommodate the schedules of working professionals. Dedicated MBA career services are tailored to support the unique needs of our evening students and with salary negotiation and upward mobility support at the forefront.

Technical, managerial, and leadership curricula combine with a startup, growth, and pivot-focused capstone to build a comprehensive foundation to accelerate your career. The Western MBA Program has AACSB accreditation, a distinction achieved by only 5% of business programs worldwide. Our graduates are capable, hardworking, resilient, holistic drivers of business progress and value.

Format: Part-Time
Length: 8 Quarters over 2 calendar years
Program Start: Even numbered years in June (2024, 2026...)
Classes Offered: Evening
Credits: 64
Total Program Cost: $30,000*
Location: Bellingham
Internship Required: No
Capstone Project Required: Yes
*tuition and fees estimated for in-state residents

What do you gain from an MBA?

Contemporary business environments demand your commitment and cross-disciplinary expertise. By engaging in aspects of economics, marketing, management, accounting, finance, operations, and global business, you will gain the essential skills and network connections necessary to thrive as an executive. 

Important Dates

Next Cohort Start Date: June 2024
Priority Application Deadline: February 15, 2024
Final Application Deadline: May 1, 2024

Sample Curriculum

Summer Year 1
MBA 594: Introduction to Professional Management (4 credits)
MBA 502: Microeconomics (4 credits)
Fall Year 1
MBA 504: Statistical Methods (4 credits)
MBA 507: Managing Organizations and People (4 credits)
Winter Year 1
MBA 506: Corporate Information Systems Management (4 credits)
MBA 510: Financial Accounting (4 credits)
Spring Year 1
MBA 503: Macroeconomics (4 credits)
MBA 511: Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
Summer Year 2
MBA 508: Operations Management (4 credits)
MBA 524: Management and Leadership Skills (4 credits)
Fall Year 2
MBA 505: Business Finance (4 credits)
MBA 509: Marketing Management (4 credits)
Winter Year 2
MBA 532: Marketing Strategy (4 credits)
MBA 541: Managerial Finance (4 credits)
Spring Year 2
MBA 591: Strategic Management (4 credits)
MBA 595: Competing in a Global Environment (4 credits)

Special Notes

Total Credits: 64

CRN#: Please see WWU ClassFinder online for up-to-date course registration numbers and course details.


Undergraduate electives (400 level) may be taken optionally and in addition to required courses on a space available basis. Permission from the MBA Program and associated department is required, and student must be in good academic standing to obtain approval. Departments will consider waiving typical course prerequisites, and override codes are required to register. Contact Kati Johnson with any questions.