AACSB Accredited

Near Nature. Near Perfect. That's the Spokane region! Students love our safe, beautiful community. We have abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, with skiing, white-water rafting, hiking trails, numerous lakes, and golf courses all in our backyard. In addition to our natural beauty, Spokane is also the cultural and entertainment hub of the vast Inland Northwest. The Spokane River runs through our downtown with spectacular falls at the city core. The rigorous MBA program at Eastern Washington University is offered on the lush, green Riverpoint Campus in downtown Spokane. Taught by internationally recognized scholars, our program is conveniently offered in the evenings for the working professional.

Graduate programs in business began at EWU in 1966 and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) was authorized in 1975. Both the graduate and undergraduate business programs are nationally accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


Type of Program

  • Quarter system
  • 48-credit-hour MBA
  • Joint degrees in MBA/MPA
  • Health Care Administration certificate program available

Classes are delivered in the evening with an occasional elective on weekends. Classes are small, typically 25 students or less, which allows for significant interaction between faculty and students. Located in the heart of the new university district in downtown Spokane, classes are easily accessible. Plenty of parking is available. Buses also serve the campus.

International Student Profile
The MBA Program welcomes students from all over the world. Recent graduates and current participants in the program include representatives from Asia, Africa, Europe, Canada, and Latin America.

Students who wish to improve their English language skills to gain admission to the MBA program may enroll in the English Skills Support (ESS) Program offered by the English Language Institute. Successful completion of the ESS Program will be considered equivalent to the usual 92 iBT requirement.

DungDung Chen; EnTie Commercial Bank in Spokane, WA, and graduate of the EWU MBA program. We asked Dung why he chose to earn his MBA at EWU. He said, "Because the lower cost of tuition was affordable and I have family in Spokane”. Regarding his MBA experience, Dung says, “I enjoyed the learning and leadership opportunities and teamwork aspect of the program. The class schedules were also really convenient”. When we asked Dung about the benefits of earning his MBA degree. He said, “The MBA program taught me managerial skills and organizational skills that help me in my current work”. This is Dung Chen’s advice for current MBA students, "Build connections with classmates because they all have different backgrounds, experiences, and skills that you can learn from".



Type of program
Full-time and part-time MBA.

Entry requirements
GPA 3.0; GMAT 450; TOEFL 92 iBT.
No TOEFL is required to enter the MBA Preparation program offered through the EWU English Language Institute.

Length of program
Full time: One year (four quarters).
Part-time: One and one-half years (six quarters).

Modes of study
Full time and part-time.

Language of instruction

Program location
Spokane, Washington, USA.

Washington resident: 2015-16 fees are US$450.00 per credit hour (approximately US$21,600 for the full program). Non-resident: 2015-16 fees are US$846.60 per credit hour (approximately US$30,798 for the full program).

Scholarships/funding available Competitive graduate assistantships are available to qualified students with high academic credentials.

Application deadlines Students may apply at any time.


Program taught in:
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
12 - 18 
- approximately US$30,798 for the full program
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