Master of Business Administration

About Us

Business Administration emphasizes the quantitative and qualitative skills necessary to flourish in today’s complex organizational environment. Our students are given unique opportunities to apply business theory and practice real-world experiences through case studies, internships, and collaborations with regional businesses.


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Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, our program prepares students to be successful professionals.

Why Study Business Administration at Eastern?

Our department is committed to excellence and student success.


Online MBA

EWU is one of the only schools in Washington to offer an MBA program 100% online.

AACSB Accredited

Our program meets international standards for quality.

Affordable Education

You don't have to sacrifice quality to get an education you can afford.

Excellent Job Opportunities

Our graduates have a great record of finding employment soon after graduation.


You Will Learn To:

  • Use relevant theories, concepts, perspectives, and facts to analyze business and economic issues and solve related problems
  • Examine relevant data and draw informed conclusions
  • Identify ethical dilemma, recognize and evaluate alternative courses of action
  • Incorporate global considerations into business activities
  • Provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships
"Focusing on the region - open to the world."

Careers in Business Administration

The managers of tomorrow will be faced with complex global problems. Eastern's MBA program is designed to equip managers with the required skills to lead their organizations.


Strategic Decision Making

Research

Business Consultant

Ethical Leadership

Creative & Critical Analysis of Business Issues

Foundation Requirements

The following three foundation courses may be waived based on prior equivalent coursework. BADM 502 and BADM 505 can also be satisfied with Ivy equivalent courses. Contact MBA advisor for details.

If you are required to take any foundation courses (i.e., Finance, Quantitative Analysis in Business and/or Essentials of Accounting), BADM 502 must be fulfilled before taking BADM 530 and finance electives, BADM 503 must be fulfilled before taking BADM 520, and BADM 505 must be fulfilled before taking BADM 560 and accounting electives.

Goals & Values

Our graduates are: ethically sensitive decision-makers well versed in best practices of their chosen professions, and ready to perform in the global environment. They are excellent communicators, adept at using the most current communication technology, and are attuned to cultural sensitivities; they are prepared to work in their local environment, their region and in the global environment.

Our students, faculty and staff are: culturally diverse and we promote a climate that builds positive awareness of ideas and perspectives related to cultural diversity. Our faculty and students value ethical conduct and professionalism and maintain the highest academic standards.

  • Provide a learning environment that supports and encourages students to engage in life-long learning.
  • Provide an atmosphere that fosters academic excellence and supports faculty and staff development.
  • Offer programs in the Greater Spokane region, across the state and online that serve the educational needs of current and future students.
  • Expand outreach activities that promote sustainable economic and community development.
  • Use relevant theories, concepts, perspectives, and facts to analyze business and economic issues and solve related problems;
  • Examine relevant data and draw informed conclusions;
  • Identify ethical dilemma, recognize and evaluate alternative courses of action;
  • Incorporate global considerations into business activities.
  • Provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships;
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Smiling students sitting around a table at the Spokane campus
Students walking across campus

News & Stories

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