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MBA

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Advance your career
Start a business. Manage someone else’s. Be a leader in your current career. Excel in a new one. Whatever your professional goals, Wilkes can help you get there, in a mentoring and supportive environment designed for adult learners.

Since its launch in 1969, the Wilkes MBA has been the region’s leader in advanced business education. Over 1,800 graduates have chosen Wilkes as their pathway to career advancement, leaving the program with the business acumen, leadership and organizational skills to make an immediate difference in their career. 

Wilkes offers broad business education, providing students of all academic backgrounds with the leadership skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive business world. Choose courses in topics that align with your business interest, including finance, marketing, health care, human resources, entrepreneurship and international business. The program requires 39 credits.  

Leave the program prepared for:
  • Decision-making, evaluating various courses of action and creating an implementation plan
  • Professional management with emphasis on organizational operations
  • International and diverse business environments
  • Post-graduate or doctoral studies  


Designed for working professionals

Going back to school is a big step, so we offer a support system to help you along the way. Wilkes offers:

  • Affordable tuition
  • Locations in Wilkes-Barre, Poconos, and Mesa, Arizona
  • Convenient classes on evenings and weekends
  • Advisors to help map out your academic path
  • Doctoral-level faculty who are experts in the field


The Wilkes MBA program is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This distinction shows potential employers, doctorate programs, and professional schools the comprehensiveness and excellence of Wilkes University’s curriculum. The ACBSP accreditation creates a competitive advantage over others seeking a career in business or admission into a doctorate program.  The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership is also a member of the Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 


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