Take your business knowledge to the next level and advance your career with Carey’s MBA program, available online or in-person. Students will participate in specialized business study, including topics such as economics, business ethics and leadership, entrepreneurship, and more. The program plan is tailored to each student to accommodate full-time working professionals and help you achieve your MBA in a timely manner.

Program Overview


The MBA program requires 30 hours of program core requirements and may also include an additional 9 hours of foundation courses, and can be completed in as little as one year.

Delivery Method

This program is offered 100% online, or in-person at both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. In-person students may also choose to take some courses in a hybrid format.

Applicant Prerequisites & Requirements

Admission Requirements:

Applicants are evaluated for regular, probationary, or incomplete admission status into the MBA program prior to each trimester based on application documents.

Regular admission status will be awarded to applicants with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher, applicants who have completed a graduate degree program, applicants with 650+ points using the Work Experience Formula ([Undergraduate GPA x 200] + [Number of Years of Work Experience x 10]), and applicants with 1000+ points using the Work Experience Plus GMAT Formula ([Undergraduate GPA x 200] + [Number of Years of Work Experience x 10] + GMAT).

Probationary status will be granted if the score from the Work Experience Plus GMAT Formula is greater than 850 but less than 1000.

(Online application is available here)

Career Outlooks

Completion of the MBA program will allow already working professionals to take their careers to the next level in roles such as: Marketing Manager, Medical and Health Services Manager, Management Consultant, Financial Manager, Business Operations Manager, Human Resources Manager, Business Owner, & more.


WCU Box #18 | 710 William Carey Parkway | Hattiesburg, MS 39401
  business@wmcarey.edu  |    (601) 318 - 6199


19640 Highway 67 | Biloxi, MS 39532
  business@wmcarey.edu  |    (601) 318 - 6199