Wilkes University

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Earn your MBA in just two years. Our emphasis on leadership will give you the skills you need to effectively lead a team and advance to the next level of your career.

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Program Snapshot

Program Type Format Credit Hours
Master's Online 36-39

Why Study Business at Wilkes?

Enjoy small class sizes and personalized attention in our competitively priced MBA program. You'll learn how to inspire and manage a team and make quick and effective business decisions. The flexibility of our online MBA makes it easier for working professionals to take the next step in their chosen career fields or change career paths. Whether your goal is advancement or to begin applying lessons learned in the classroom to your work experiences, the Wilkes MBA program will help you get there. 

Our MBA degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program, which gives you a competitive advantage in the job market.

Curriculum       Admission Requirements    

What Will You Learn as an MBA Student?

  • You'll learn to be a well-rounded professional with a solid grounding in communication, decision-making, ethics and social responsibility, leadership and team performance.
  • After a foundation in statistics, finance and accounting, you'll study essential courses in marketing management and organizational behavior. For electives, you can focus on global business, management or leadership.
  • You'll gain a strong core business education with advanced skills for authentic leadership and ethical business practices, increasingly important in today's complex business environment. Advance to the next step in your career or make a career change with a solid foundation for success.

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Program Highlights

4+1 MBA Program

Save both time and money by earning a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in only five years.

4+1 Program Information

Online MBA

Accelerated seven-week sessions allow you to focus on one course at a time while completing two courses during each academic semester.

Online Program Information

PharmD/MBA Dual-Degree Program

Earn two degrees in six years and get the expertise to work in management-level positions in a variety of health-care settings.

Dual-Degree Information

My experience in the MBA program has been one I will cherish forever. Over the course of my time in the program, certain personal goals of mine have been achieved, or are currently helping me reach them. None of that would have been possible if it were not for the help of the amazing professors I have met along the way.

Nicholas Poyer
3 in 5

Wilkes MBA graduates hold a position of manager or higher.

50%

of Wilkes MBA candidates are women.

More than 70%

of students agree that their communication, decision-making, leadership and quantitative analysis skills were increased by the Wilkes MBA Program.

Careers & Outcomes

Most of our MBA graduates are employed in the health care, education, financial services, government, nonprofits or manufacturing industries. Our MBA program delivers essential real world skills and students receive personalized attention and support. Our graduates learn how to challenge the status quo in their industries and make a meaningful impact. Graduates are prepared with the knowledge, experiences and passion to lead diverse organizations in the face of dynamic challenges and a rapidly changing global environment.

Employers

  • Mondelez International
  • Prudential Financial
  • Verizon
  • Sanofi
  • CornellCookson LLC
  • Amazon.com LLC
  • PPL Corporation
  • Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies
  • Geisinger Health System

Job Titles

  • Assistant Manager
  • Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Vice President
  • President
  • Owner

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