Masters Program Details

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18 months | Credit Hours: 30

The University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business is a member of The Georgia WebMBA®.  The Georgia WebMBA® offers highly qualified students the ability to earn an accredited Masters of Business Administration degree in a convenient and flexible online setting. As a WebMBA student, you will be able to build upon your current career success while also deepening your knowledge base and will be able to apply what you are learning at your work place.

The Georgia WebMBA® consists of highly qualified professors from six University System of Georgia institutions, in which the University of West Georgia is included.

The program includes a two-day orientation held at the beginning of the program after which all class work is exclusively online. 

 

Program Description

This 10-course online Georgia WebMBA program typically takes five consecutive semesters (about 18 months) to complete. The courses are exclusively online. The learning objectives of the Georgia WebMBA program are the same as the face to face on campus MBA program.

Top graduate faculty from each school teaches the Georgia WebMBA courses.  A single 2-day orientation held in Atlanta focuses on team building, program course-ware use, and interaction with program directors, administrators and graduates.

Upon completion of the program, students receive the University of West Georgia diploma, similar to the campus-based programs.

We are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB – International), the premier accrediting body for business degree programs.

Method of Delivery

100% online

Accreditation

AACSB

Credit & Transfer

Total semester hours required to earn a degree: 30
Maximum Hours Transferable into program: 6

Tuition & Fees

The total program tuition for in-state and out-of-state students currently is $21,000. Effective Fall 2014, total program tuition will be $21,840. The cost is split over five consecutive semesters. An orientation fee of $600 is also required at timeof acceptance. Attending our 2-day orientation is mandatory unless you live or are traveling
outside the Continental U.S.

Coursework

Fully online courses.

Human Behavior in Organization - WMBA-6000
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Managerial Accounting - WMBA-6010
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Global & International Bus. - WMBA-6030
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Managerial Decision Analysis - WMBA-6040
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description:

Strategic Marketing - WMBA-6050
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Managerial Finance - WMBA-6060
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Entrepreneurship-New Vent Anal - WMBA-6070
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Management Information Syst - WMBA-6080
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: This on-line course focuses on information technology and systems from a general management perspective. Discusses management of the systems development process, the organiz- ational cycle of information, technology planning, evalua- tion, selection, and strategic uses of information technology. Includes frequent discussions of industry case studies.

Production & Operations Mgmt - WMBA-6100
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: This on-line course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of operations management Emphasis is on managerial processes for achieving effective operations in both goods-producing and service-rendering organizations. Topics include operations strategy, process design, capacity planning, facilities location and design, forecasting, production scheduling, inventory control, quality assurance, and project management. The topics are integrated using a systems model of the operations of an organization.

Business Strategy - WMBA-6110
Complete: 8 - 15 Weeks | Credit hours: 3.0

Description: Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

Faculty

This describes the general information about faculty for this program.

Guidelines for Admittance

To join the Georgia WebMBA, you will apply to one of our six affiliate schools. Each school reviews applicants based on published admissions standards for its campus-based MBA program. We will review your undergraduate GPA, GMAT score, and business foundation courses. Applicants also must have at least two years of professional business experience.

Program-specific Admittance Guidelines

Documents sent to the Office of Admissions
  • Complete the Online Application Form.
  • $40.00 application fee made payable to University of West Georgia.
  • Scores to the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT/GRE).
  • One official transcript from all colleges and universities attended.  
  • Submit proof of residency through your driver's license or other valid ID. 
Document sent to Richards College of Business Graduate Office
  •        Current Resume

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester - August 3

Spring Semester - December 10

Admission Process Checklist

The Graduate Studies Application Process checklist is available here: http://www.westga.edu/gradstudies/apply-now.php

Note: WebMBA Program has an Immunization exemption.

Contact

Dr. Hope Udombon
hudombon@westga.edu
678-839-5355

 

Dates

Fall semester Admission Deadline: August 3

Spring semester Admission Deadline: December 10

Specific dates for Admissions (Undergraduate Only), Financial Aid, Fee Payment, Registration, Start/End of Term Dates, Final Exams, etc. are available in THE SCOOP at http://www.westga.edu/registrar/766.php

Specific Graduate Admissions Deadlines: 

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze and evaluate alternative courses of action using appropriate qualitative and quantitative tools in order to create value
  • Recognize and evaluate the impact on business decisions of the ethical and social dimensions of business activities
  • Formulate and assess integrated technology solutions to influence structures, processes, and techniques of management
  • Analyze global economic environments, integrate multiple business components, and assess impact using a risk analysis.
  • Integrate multiple business functions across a broad range of situations by solving problems and making strategic decisions
  • Apply team-development and leadership skills in group settings to produce, evaluate and present business decisions