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The management MBA can be completed using our flexible option which offers the ability to choose your start term (fall, spring or summer), the pace of your program and three options for attending classes: in-person, real-time online or by watching a recording.

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Management MBA students explore systems management perspectives that are applicable across industries and learn with professionals from various business disciplines to expand their network of professional contacts.

The specialization is designed to develop managerial and leadership knowledge, skills, abilities, and values. The curriculum is geared toward students who prefer a broader spectrum of course options to enhance their career potential.

Perfect your project management skills. Aligned with the Project Management Institute Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), this course covers the fundamental knowledge areas and skills of successful PM professionals.

Manage change, creativity and innovation. Take a deep dive into change management, problem solving, and organizational growth. Topics include nurturing teamwork, promoting new ideas, and, among others, leading processes of change.

Develop ethical leadership abilities. Explore the complex ethical challenges that managers face, including international labor, environmental issues, bribery and corruption, and sexual harassment.

Career Outcomes

The program’s systems approach to managerial thinking and leadership enable students to manage and lead large or small organizations in both for-profit and non-profit environments.


Small class sizes led by thought leaders and executives from across industries provide a rich learning experience. Our instructors are focused on teaching, real-world application, and, most importantly, positioning you for career advancement. BW faculty bring first-hand knowledge and industry connections from their professional careers into the classroom.

Flexible MBA

Our flexible MBA option allows students to choose a start term (fall, spring or summer), class times (weeknight evenings or weekdays), the pace of the program and three options for attending classes (in-person, in real-time online or by watching a recording). Students can utilize all three options throughout the program based upon the most convenient option for their schedule.

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Stackable Certificates

If you're interested in earning your MBA but don't have the time to commit to a full program, our stackable certificates allow you to earn credits toward an MBA degree and earn micro-credentials along the way.

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The program combines powerful coursework on managing human capital for the modern firm with classes designed to enhance your leadership capabilities and overall business knowledge.

Classes do not need to be taken in the sequence below; your advisor can help you select and register for courses throughout the program. 

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions and curriculum can be found in the University catalog.

MBA Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MGT-501Systems Management & Organizational Theory3
MGT-509Organizational Leadership3
BUS-526Operations Analysis Models3
ACC-548Accounting for Business Decisions3
FNC-548Financial Management I3
MKT-551Strategic Marketing3
FNC-581Managerial Economics3
BUS-670Strategic Management3

Management Track

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MGT-645Project Management3
MGT-657Managing Change, Creativity & Innovation3
MGT-660Corporate Citizenship & Ethics in a Globalized Economy3


Accreditation and Membership

Baldwin Wallace University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The School of Business is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Ready to take the next step and learn more about graduate business programs at BW? Submit the form below or contact Carmen Castro-Rivera at (440) 826-3331 or today.