Master of Business Administration

About

Eastern’s MBA is an advanced professional degree in business administration emphasizing quantitative and qualitative skills necessary for leadership in today’s organizational environment. It prepares students for management positions in business firms, government agencies, and not-for-profit entities. The MBA at Eastern is designed to give you the required skills, knowledge, and abilities to flourish in a complex organizational environment.

Are you an on-campus MBA student interested in earning an MBA and a Master of Public Administration (MPA)? Check out our dual degree option.

Curriculum & Requirements

Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Evening MBA or Online MBA Program

Eastern Washington University offers two paths toward earning an MBA (an Evening MBA and Online MBA) with a choice of four concentrations (Accounting, Finance, Global Business or General Business). 

Note: students admitted into the Evening MBA or the Online MBA can only change from one path to the other once during their MBA program.

Students with a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science in business from an accredited college or university are not required to take foundation coursework. Students with a different type of business bachelor's degree or with a non-business bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university are required to show competency in the required foundation areas that will be assessed based on previous academic coursework.

Evening MBA
Foundation Requirements–these courses may be waived based on prior equivalent coursework.
FINANCE
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN BUSINESS
BUSINESS STATISTICS 1
and BUSINESS STATISTICS 2
ESSENTIALS OF ACCOUNTING
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
and PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
If you are required to take any foundation courses (i.e., Finance, Quantitative Analysis in Business and/or Essentials of Accounting), you must take them prior to taking any corresponding core, concentration or elective courses.
Required Core Coursework
BADM 508ESSENTIALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
BADM 520DATA DRIVEN DECISION MAKING 4
BADM 530CORPORATE FINANCE4
BADM 540MARKETING MANAGEMENT4
BADM 552LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS4
BADM 560ADVANCED ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS 4
BADM 590MBA CAPSTONE4
Evening MBA students must complete one of the following concentrations–Accounting, Finance, Global Business or General Business.16
Complete 12 credits (three courses) from one of the following concentrations–Accounting, Finance, Global Business, or General Business. Complete 4 credits (one course) from another MBA concentration other than core or foundation courses; see BADM course listing. Evening MBA Students may elect to take courses from other graduate programs if these courses help them achieve their objectives and are approved by CBPA's Director of Graduate Programs.
Total Credits44
Online MBA
Foundation Requirements–these courses may be waived based on prior equivalent coursework.
FINANCE (or equivalent)
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN BUSINESS (or equivalent)
ESSENTIALS OF ACCOUNTING (or equivalent)
If you are required to take any foundation courses (i.e., Finance, Quantitative Analysis in Business and/or Essentials of Accounting), you must take them prior to taking any corresponding core, concentration or elective courses.
Required Core Coursework
BADM 508ESSENTIALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
BADM 520DATA DRIVEN DECISION MAKING 4
BADM 530CORPORATE FINANCE4
BADM 540MARKETING MANAGEMENT4
BADM 552LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS4
BADM 560ADVANCED ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS 4
BADM 590MBA CAPSTONE4
Online MBA students must complete one of the following concentrations–Accounting, Finance, Global Business or General Business. 16
Accounting
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
ADVANCED COST ACCOUNTING FOR MBA STUDENTS
GLOBAL ACCOUNTING ENVIRONMENT
Students must complete an additional 4 credits (one course) from another MBA concentration.
Finance
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS
Students must complete an additional 4 credits (one course) from another MBA concentration.
Global Business
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS
GLOBAL ACCOUNTING ENVIRONMENT
Students must complete an additional 4 credits (one course) from another MBA concentration.
General Business–choose four courses from the following.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS
ADVANCED COST ACCOUNTING FOR MBA STUDENTS
GLOBAL ACCOUNTING ENVIRONMENT
Total Credits44

Catalog Listing

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a MBA in Business Administration from EWU should be able to do the following:​

  • apply appropriate technical and quantitative skills related to business;
  • demonstrate competency in both written and oral business communication skills;
  • incorporate ethical and global considerations into business activities;
  • provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships;
  • use relevant theories, concepts, perspectives and facts to analyze business and economic issues and solve related problems.