Contact: Alisyn Maggiora, Western Washington University Weekend MBA admissions advisor at Alisyn.Maggiora@wwu.edu or (360) 650-3717.
EVERETT - Western Washington University's Everett-based Weekend MBA program will host an information session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Gray Wolf Hall Room 168 on the campus of Everett Community College.
Western’s Weekend MBA features an every-other-weekend program designed for professionals who have busy lives and wish to advance their current leadership positions in private, public and nonprofit organizations. The program meets 20 weekends per year with traditional quarter breaks. The cohort-based approach offers a high degree of interaction between students and faculty with a focus on translating theory to practice.
The application deadline for the January 2014 cohort is Friday, Nov. 15.
Weekend MBA student Shannon Affholter, vice president of Business and Economic Development at Economic Alliance of Snohomish County and an Everett City Council member, said the flexibility of Western’s Weekend MBA program in Everett makes it practical.
“The MBA program is helping me become an even stronger leader,” Affholter said. “Because of the flexible weekend schedule, I get to pursue my graduate degree and still maintain my busy professional and family life.”
Western’s Weekend MBA program is AACSB accredited, placing it in the top 5 percent of business schools in the world, and ranks in the top 100 MBA programs worldwide by the Aspen Institute. Graduates of the program have found jobs at global corporations including Amazon, Microsoft, MSNBC, United Airlines and Boeing.