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Phone: 304-293-6579
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304-293-7188
Email: mba@wvu.edu
Mail: West Virginia University
College of Business and Economics
B&E Building Room 326
PO Box 6027
Morgantown, WV 26506-6027

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Pre-requisites:

All students entering the MBA program must have earned a C or better in the following undergraduate courses prior to enrollment. However, your acceptance to the program will not be contingent upon prior completion of these course prerequisites. Alternatively, you may complete course work via an online software program offered by the WVU MBA program at a minimal cost prior to commencement of the program.

  • Introduction to Accounting
    • ACCT 201. Principles of Accounting: The concepts, principles, and procedures pertaining to the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of financial statements.
    • BUSA 202. Survey of Accounting: Overview of the accounting discipline. Utilization of accounting information for purposes of financial reporting, management control and decision making, and individual income tax reporting.
  • Introduction to Economics
    • ECON 201. Principles of Economics: Introductory economics analysis. Competitive behavior of firms, price determination, efficiency in production and equity in distribution.
  • Introduction to Statistics
    • ECON 225. Elementary Business and Economics Statistics: Basic concepts of statistical models, distributions, probability, random variables, tests of hypotheses, confidence intervals, regression and correlation with emphasis on business and economic examples.
    • STAT 211. Elementary Statistical Inference: Basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics: descriptive measures, random variables, sampling distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression and correlation.

If your undergraduate studies were at another university, these descriptions can serve as a way to determine an equivalent substitute.

Application Process

Applicants must be admitted to WVU as a graduate student using 2110 as the major code: you can Apply to WVU online.

  • Click the "Apply Now Online" button.
  • Create a username and password.
  • Once an account has been created, applicants can edit the application at their discretion. Please complete all questions asked.
  • When selecting a start term, choose ‘summer.’
  • Upload an up-to-date resume.
  • Request 1-3 letters of recommendation through the online portal. Individual letters should not exceed one page.
  • Create a Statement of Purpose (not to exceed one page).
  • Pay application fee.
  • Submit application.
  • Applicants will then need to send their transcripts to WVU's Office of Admissions. If the applicants undergraduate school offers "e-script" (an official electronic copy of transcripts), email the transcripts to Marilyn Potts, Director of Admissions, at marilyn.potts@mail.wvu.edu. This will help expedite the admissions process. If they do not offer this service, please have your official transcripts mailed to:
    West Virginia University Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
    PO Box 6510
    Morgantown, WV 26506-6510
  • For applicants submitting GMAT/GRE scores, the program GMAT code is C2S-6D-61 or 5904 for GRE.
  • International Students are required to submit at TOEFL or IELTS score. Required for international students. The College of Business & Economics TOEFL requirement is higher than the University's - applicants must have a TOEFL score of either 580 (paper), 237 (computer), or 92 (Internet-based). If you have taken the IELTS instead of the TOEFL, the minimum score must be 6.5. English language exam scores should be sent to the Office of Admissions, West Virginia University, PO Box 6009, Morgantown, WV 26506-6009

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis once all parts of the application are received including transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation. Applications received after March 1 will be reviewed based on available space in the class.