You’re experienced in IT—a skilled strategist and an adaptive problem-solver—but with a business mindset that needs to be fed. Earn the degree that can move your career into IT upper management.
By charging per term rather than per credit—and empowering students to accelerate through material they know well or learn quickly—WGU helps students control the ultimate cost of their degrees.
The competencies you gain through this program will span the crucial topical areas of: management, economics, marketing and communication, accounting, leadership, finance, and strategy. The GMAT/GRE is not required for admissions to this program.
- Managing Organizations and Leading People
- Managing Human Capital
- Management Communication
- Operations Management
- Ethical Leadership
- Data-Driven Decision Making
- Accounting for Decision Makers
- Global Economics for Managers
- Financial Management
The capstone course is a comprehensive project that offers the student an opportunity to solve a real-world business problem for your choice of company. There is a team component, a business component, and a professional presentation requirement. Distill all of your competencies into this project for a portfolio-worthy example of your leadership abilities.
Of businesses surveyed, 86% plan to hire recent MBA graduates in 2017 compared with 79 percent of employers who hired them in 2016.—2017 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report