William Woods University’s online MBA program once again rated as one of the nation’s most affordable

The online Master of Business Administration degree at William Woods University continues to receive distinction as both one of the nation’s best in terms of quality, but also for affordability. The latest accolade comes from BusinessStudent.com, the nation’s prominent business education social community website.

According to the recently released Top 25 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs for 2019, BusinessStudent.com rated WWU’s online MBA as the 12th most affordable such degree program in the U.S., out of more than 400 institutions that offer online MBA programs evaluated. Only two other universities in Missouri were ranked higher than William Woods, and none in mid-Missouri.

The affordability ranking follows other recent honors for the Master of Business Administration degree program at William Woods. In 2017, Online MBA Today rated the program as the 26th best program in the nation, and also ranked WWU’s program as the 32nd most affordable in the nation for 2018.

Criteria for the affordability honor from BusinessStudent.com includes tuition cost, which directly influences accessibility, affordability and potential return on investment.

The online MBA program was established at William Woods in 2013, and is another example of WWU continuing to thrive as a university through the development of creative, innovative programs.

“We established our online MBA program to provide a flexible, affordable, in-demand academic program that meets the needs of aspiring business professionals,” said Dr. Jahnae H. Barnett, President of William Woods University. “Balancing quality with affordability has always been our priority, and we are gratified by this national recognition.”

William Woods online MBA program with an Entrepreneurial Leadership focus is a 30-hour credit program priced at $350 per credit hour, for a total tuition cost of an affordable $10,500. Students interested in applying for this program must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and have previous academic experience in accounting, economics and finance at the undergraduate level. Courses in the completely online MBA program include Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, Marketing Research Decisions and Analysis, Financial Decisions, Entrepreneurial/Marketing Planning and Development and Management Systems.

In 2012, William Woods established its MBA In 5 program, which allows WWU students regardless of major to graduate in five years (or less) with both their Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration. This innovative program helps students save both time and money, approximately 40% savings on the cost of a regular MBA. For more on the William Woods MBA In 5 program, please visit


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Originally founded in 2004, BusinessStudent.com is now the largest business education social community website dedicated to informing students and professionals on careers, courses, degrees and jobs available in the competitive fields of business, technology and healthcare. BusinessStudent.com articles are regularly featured on major media outlets such as CNBC, Fortune, INC, and Forbes.

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