Credit Hours Required depending on area of emphasis
Maximize your professional potential
By earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Webster University, you'll develop and implement ideas and solutions that create value and advance your career. Available fully online or through our Hybrid “flipped classroom” model, you can strengthen your professional skills and personal effectiveness in the following areas:
Identifying value-generating opportunities (strategy, market analysis, capital budgeting)
Webster’s innovative MBA empowers employees to shape their own career path, upgrade their credentials, and make a greater impact in the business world. This program is especially ideal for:
Mid-level employees seeking to move into upper management
Driven professionals looking to enhance their expertise in a particular area of business
Increase your competencies, increase your value
Succeeding in today’s competitive business landscape requires leaders that are competent in the functional areas of business (marketing, finance, data systems, human resources, and others) as well as possess key personal effectiveness competencies (communication, collaboration, creative problem solving, analytical decision making, and more). When you graduate with your Webster MBA, you’ll demonstrate your enhanced expertise as you:
Identify and evaluate opportunities for value creation
Increase organizational value as you apply core business competencies
Achieve your professional goals and contribute to your organization’s business objectives
Classes that help you create value
We’ve organized our MBA curriculum into three sections, which must be completed in order. All emphasize how successful organizations focus on generating the greatest possible value for business owners, customers, and other stakeholders.
All classes are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.
Value Creation Foundation (9–12 credit hours)
BUSN 5000 Business*
MBA 5010 Value Creation
MBA 5020 Quantitative Methods for the MBA
MBA 5030 Market Analysis and Business Planning
*Students with a previous ACBSP (or equivalent) accredited degree or students who pass a waiver exam may substitute an elective for BUSN 5000.
Value Creation Components (15 credit hours)
MBA 5100 Adding Value through Human Capital
MBA 5200 The Financial Value of Capital Projects
MBA 5300 Providing Value to Customers
MBA 5400 The Supply Chain and Business Processes
MBA 5500 Information Support for Decision Making
Value Creation in Practice (6 credit hours)
MBA 5910 Cases in Value Creation
MBA 5920 Walker Consulting Project: Adding Value to Organizations
Electives (3–6 credit hours)
Remember: Students with a previous ACBSP (or equivalent) accredited degree or students who pass a waiver exam may substitute an elective for BUSN 5000.
Specialize your MBA
To further align your MBA with your career goals, Webster offers several areas of emphasis to choose from:
Digital Marketing Management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Information Technology Management
Note: Not all areas of emphasis are offered at every Webster University location. Total credit hours required will vary depending on area of emphasis. Complete the form on this page to contact us for more details.
Earn your MBA, your way
To help working professionals like you earn your MBA, Webster offers two convenient class formats:
Fully online, allowing you to access course materials and complete assignments at the time and place that best fits your schedule.
Our Hybrid approach, through which you’ll complete some of your coursework online and connect with faculty and peers in person on-campus at Webster locations across the country.
In addition to our robust, value-creating curriculum, Webster's MBA program offers other distinct advantages with regards to quality, convenience, and support.
Accredited and accessible
Webster’s MBA is part of the Walker School of Business and Technology, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Whether you take classes fully online or in the “flipped classroom” model, you’ll benefit from a curriculum that meets and exceeds national standards.
Surround yourself with support
Before, during, and after your time as a Webster student, you’ll have access to a variety of supportive people and resources:
Enrollment coaches help you navigate the application, financial aid, and enrollment processes so you can start your classes with confidence.
Faculty members provide personalized support, thanks to Webster's intentionally small classes.
Tutors and other academic support staff can help you tackle particularly tough assignments and classes.
Career services staff help you effectively showcase what you’ve learned to help you secure the better job (and salary) you want.