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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

There are thousands of M.B.A. programs offered at universities all over the world. So why choose an M.B.A. offered by a university located in a Wyoming valley between the Continental Divide and the majestic Snowy Range mountains?

Because the world needs more people with the courage to choose an M.B.A. program that requires you to get out of the classroom and into real-life situations to extend your thinking and truly prepare you for an impactful career.

The University of Wyoming M.B.A.

Through experiential learning opportunities that run the gamut from backpacking in the Wind River Mountains to working in cross-cultural teams in Europe, the UW M.B.A. program offers a personalized, applied education that’s preparing thoughtful, ethical leaders to succeed in dynamic and complex business environments.

UW’s AACSB-accredited College of Business offers an integrated M.B.A. curriculum that connects new knowledge and skills with intense case analysis and real-world problem solving, so that you evolve into an astute leader and decision maker who’s not just ready to compete in the global marketplace but who’s also ready to challenge the status quo.

Quick Facts

Degree Type: Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
● Early Career M.B.A.
● Energy Management M.B.A.
● M.B.A. Finance Track
● M.S. in Engineering/M.B.A.
● International M.B.A.
● Juris Doctor/M.B.A.
● Pharm.D./M.B.A.
● Online Energy Concentration M.B.A.
● Online M.B.A.
Resident Tuition: $763/credit hour (2019-2020)
Non-resident Tuition: $1,261/credit hour (2019-2020)
Online Tuition: $827/credit hour (2019-2020)
College of Business

Greater than 90% job placement rate

Master of Business Administration Degree Program Highlights

The University of Wyoming M.B.A. program is a cohort-based, hit-the-ground-running program that will take you from Wyoming wilderness to the leading enterprises in the EU. Roll up your sleeves and solve real business issues for real businesses. Network with global business leaders at the Jackson Leadership Summit. Learn from national industry leaders in our Executive Speaker Series.

Even better, explore who you are as a leader and where you want to make your mark.

Here are some characteristics of the UW M.B.A. that set it apart:

Student-faculty ratio. The UW M.B.A. program boasts a 2:1 student-faculty ratio for the on-campus program. Each M.B.A. cohort is small, so you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with UW’s world-class business faculty and staff and develop meaningful connections with your fellow students.

Experiential learning. Our M.B.A. program will challenge you to think outside the bounds of conventional practices, acquiring new business and personal skills through several unique experiential learning opportunities:

  • Executive Speaker Series—Attend regular talks by global business leaders that have included Wyoming governors, Baltimore Ravens vice president, managing director for JP Morgan Chase, Citi managing director and chief auditor of Global Functions and Data Governance and more.
  • Strategic Project Initiative—Work as part of a team and with a faculty advisor on a high-level strategic project for a sponsoring company. Past projects have included research and analyses for Blue Federal Credit Union, Sinclair Oil Corporation, Walmart Distribution Center, Tata Chemicals, and Black Hills Energy, among others.
  • The International Experience—Tour prominent European companies and collaborate with students from Pforzheim University on a strategic company analysis.
  • Jackson Leadership Summit—Spend the weekend with corporate leaders in breathtaking Jackson, Wyoming, where you will discuss contemporary issues facing global business leaders.
  • Outdoor Leadership Experience—Spend one week in the Wind River Mountain Range hiking and camping as part of an on-the-ground case study on effective leadership and teamwork.

Accredited. The UW College of Business M.B.A. Program is internationally accredited by AACSB. Less than 5 percent of schools worldwide hold this distinction.

Business ethics. UW is one of 10 business schools in the West participating in the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program, which prioritizes principle-based ethics education so you can hone an unshakeable integrity.

Johnson Career Center. In addition to the amazing network of professionals that you gain by participating in the UW M.B.A. program, UW’s College of Business has its own career center where you can work on everything from your résumé to your social media presence.

What Can You Do With a Master of Business Administration Degree?

The UW M.B.A. program positions you to be a principled business leader with keen analytical skills and an uncompromising willingness to take on challenges, ask questions and make bold decisions.

What can you do with a UW M.B.A.? In short. Anything you want.

A number of our graduates have embarked on entrepreneurial careers, starting businesses in the energy, engineering, information management and finance fields.

Others hold these job titles:

  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Language I/O
  • Global Health Safety Environmental Director, Anadarko
  • Business Development Executive, Underwriters Laboratories
  • Business Intelligence Analyst, Black Hills Energy
  • Syndications Analyst at International Finance Corporation, The World Bank Group
  • Commercial and Business Development Lead, Noble Midstream Partners LP
  • Supply Management Specialist, Encana

Amazing Stories from MBA Graduates

“The UW M.B.A. International Experience was the highlight of the UW M.B.A. program, because it gave the students a chance to interact with international corporations and apply a year’s worth of M.B.A. knowledge to real-world interactions. It is one of many ways that the UW M.B.A. program has improved my understanding of international business and how business practices vary depending on culture.”

–Matt Blaney, M.B.A. ’19, is a finance specialist for Onyx Data Solutions


Examples of MBA Degree Program Courses

Here are some examples of classes you will take as an M.B.A. student at UW:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Development
  • Business Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Decision Modeling
  • Sustainable Management Strategy (capstone)
  • Summer Consulting Project

View the full Master of Business Administration degree program curriculum.

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