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. 

The Western MBA has been offering an Evening Program for close to 30 years. The curriculum has been proven to successfully prepare graduates for the leadership positions in their organizations. A number of Evening MBA Alumni have reached the C-Suite after completing the Evening MBA Program.

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: Business Within Society (4 credits) MBA 502: Statistical Methods (4 credits) Fall Year 1 MBA 504: Microeconomics (4 credits MBA 507: Corporate Information Systems Management (4 credits Winter Year 1 MBA 509: Marketing 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: Managerial Accounting (4 credit MBA 507: Managing Organizations and People (4 credits Fall Year 2 MBA 505: Business Finance (4 credits MBA 509: Marketing Strategy (4 credits Winter Year 2 MBA 591: Strategic Management (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.  

MBA Admissions

To apply for the evening MBA, you need only to have graduated from any program in an institution accredited by a regional Association of Schools and Colleges—no previous business coursework required. The MBA Program Admissions Committee is continuing to waive the GMAT and GRE requirement for applicants to our professional programs.

Submit your application materials directly to the Western Washington University Graduate School. The MBA Program will receive your application after you have submitted all relevant documents.

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