Traditional Program

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Traditional MBA

The Western Traditional MBA Program (TMBA) is a two year (six quarter), full-time MBA Program designed for students with any undergraduate degree.

The TMBA begins each September and is one of the best valued MBA Programs in Washington State or the Pacific Northwest.


Traditional MBA Program

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

Why would you consider the Traditional MBA Program versus another program option? The answer is... if you would prefer the most effective and broad-based experience you can get.

  • Deepest and most effective study of management and leadership
  • In-depth exposure to business foundations
  • Perfect for transforming your career
  • Support for your career through Western's MBA Career Services Office
  • Summer internship experience
  • 21 months, two academic years
  • Begins every September


Kati Johnson, a Western 2011 MBA graduate, reflects on her time in the TMBA Program.
She is now the Assistant Director for Western's College of Business and Economics MBA Program.


Apply Now!

If you are interested in applying to the Western TMBA 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