Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Our AACSB-accredited MBA has been named one of the best online MBA programs in the country and a best value in graduate education. The WCU MBA features a dynamic curriculum that exposes students to the core business topics relevant to a global business environment.
M.S. in Criminal Justice
This program offers a multidisciplinary curriculum to give students the sophisticated working knowledge of the major systems within the field. Students will take challenging and rigorous courses rooted in history, law, philosophy, research, psychology, management, and political science that involve critical analysis of complex issues.
M.S. in Geography
This 33-credit program prepares students for a variety of careers in the private, public, and governmental sectors in fields such as GIS planning, environmental work, geospatial technologies, engineering, forestry, and population and site analysis.
M.S. in Human Resource Management
In an ever more competitive landscape, human resources professionals help to recruit, retain, and incentivize top talent in every industry. Our M.S. in Human Resource Management trains students in all facets of human resource management, allowing them to put their skills to practice at the highest levels across industries and organizational types.
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
This program provides high-quality, accessible education for a diverse group of emerging and existing public service leaders, and it trains student to manage and lead across industries, including the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. This program is available in face-to-face, hybrid, and online options.
Master of Urban and Regional Planning
The MURP at WCU provides students with the professional and technical skills needed to guide the complex processes of a changing world, to use modern technology to create a sustainably built and natural environment, and to enrich communities through leadership, entrepreneurial creativity, social responsibility, and environmentally sustainable planning and policy.
Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)
The 45-credit, online D.P.A. is designed to meet regional employer and student needs by preparing individuals to advance in the practice of public affairs and administration at the highest levels. Courses focus on building skills in the areas of strategic management, public sector economic and financial decision-making, and policy advocacy and leadership.