Part-Time Weekend MBA

From the dynamic vantage point of your professional experience, you can see the future of thriving businesses: collaboration, adaptation, and distinction. You need technical prowess, managerial expertise and decisive leadership abilities to reach those goals. Through Western Washington University’s part-time MBA program, you will develop engaging solutions to unique challenges and join the ranks of tomorrow’s most compelling enterprise management leaders.

MBA Program in Everett, WA

WWU’s Weekend MBA program is tailored for working professionals in Washington state and caters to developing managers from Seattle and the North Puget Sound area. Designed to accommodate your professional demands, convenient sessions meet in Everett every other weekend, five weekends per quarter. Our part-time MBA program offers the additional edge of AACSB accreditation, a distinction awarded to only 5% of worldwide business programs. You will also have access to dedicated MBA career services, which can empower you in salary negotiations and upward mobility in your future endeavors.

Format: Part-Time
Length: 8 quarters over 2 calendar years
Program Start: Annually in June (new for 2023)
Credits: 64
Total Program Cost: $48,500
Location: Everett University Center, Everett, Washington
Internship Required: No
Capstone Project Required: No

Schedule: Friday evenings and Saturdays (full-day) on alternating weekends; some asynchronous learning in the two weeks off between classes

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. 

Sample Part-Time MBA Curriculum

Winter Year 1 

MBA 594: Introduction to Professional Management (4 credits)
MBA 502: Microeconomics (4 credits)

Spring Year 1

MBA 504: Statistical Methods (4 credits)
MBA 507: Managing Organizations and People (4 credits)

Summer Year 1

MBA 506: Corporate Information Systems Management (4 credits)
MBA 510: Financial Accounting (4 credits)

Fall Year 1

MBA 503: Macroeconomics (4 credits)
MBA 511: Managerial Accounting (4 credits)

Winter Year 2

MBA 508: Operations Management (4 credits)
MBA 521: Competing in a Global Environment (4 credits) 

Spring Year 2

MBA 505: Business Finance (4 credits)
MBA 509: Marketing Management (4 credits)

Summer Year 2

MBA 532: Marketing Strategy (4 credits)
MBA 541: Managerial Finance (4 credits)

Fall Year 2

MBA 591: Strategic Management (4 credits)
MBA 598: Capstone 

Special Notes

Program Dates: Summer 2023-Spring 2025
Total Credits: 64
CRN#: Please see WWU ClassFinder online for up-to-date course registration numbers and course details.
*The arrangement of classes listed above is subject to change depending on the cohort which a student joins.

Evening MBA Classes Schedule

Our convenient weekend schedule ensures that the part-time MBA is accessible to working professionals looking for flexible commitments.


Evening Class: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.


Morning Class: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:30 - 1 p.m.
Afternoon Class: 1 - 5 p.m.

MBA Admissions

To apply for the weekend 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. You should also take the GMAT or GRE, which test foundational skills in reasoning, reading, writing and critical thinking. Waivers for the GMAT and GRE are available and you may request one through your WMBA advisor.

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.

Advance your Career with WWU’S Weekend MBA

As a working professional looking to differentiate yourself, you can continue to work full-time and build invaluable skills through WWU’s Part-Time Weekend Master of Business Administration Program. Our graduates are hardworking team players, determined problem-solvers, persuasive leaders, and holistic drivers of innovation in all levels of business.