Launch your accelerated business career.

Studies indicate that students who graduate with an M.B.A. on average are more likely to get hired, start at a higher salary, and advance faster in their careers than with any other graduate degree. With Bethany’s 4+1 M.B.A., you will receive exceptional value by obtaining both an undergraduate and graduate degree in just five years. The program format will also enable you to gain competitive marketability, as it is designed with an emphasis on ethical decision making in order to shape students to become thoughtful, compassionate, and ethical business leaders.

You will gain real-world experiences through case studies and have the opportunity to apply for graduate internships while working on campus and completing your masters.

Also open to students from other institutions, Bethany’s M.B.A. 4+1 program is designed for students pursuing any major, so long as they complete a minor in business administration.

Qualifications

  • Bethany College Business Student
  • Any student from Bethany College pursuing a major in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing & International Business with an earned GPA of 2.75 at Bethany College at the end of their junior year (including the spring semester when the application is filed).
  • Must apply to the program in spring semester junior year (before their senior year)
  • Bethany College Non-Business Student
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher at the end of junior year (including spring semester when the application is filed).
  • Complete Pre-M.B.A. courses as part of minor in business administration. Courses include Principles of Microeconomics, Statistics, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Principles of Corp. Finance, and International Business.
  • Student from Outside Institution
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher at the end of junior year (including spring semester when the application is filed).
  • Complete Pre-M.B.A. courses as part of minor in business administration. Courses include Principles of Microeconomics, Statistics, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Principles of Corp. Finance, and International Business.

Why Bethany

Earn Your Master's Degree in Only Five Years
Gain Real-World Experience through Graduate Assistantship Opportunity

Mid-to-High-Level Careers in Business

  • Accounting Manager
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Health Administrator
  • Investment Fund Manager
  • Securities Analyst
  • Policy Analyst
  • Sport Management
  • Marketing Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Risk Manager

Meet the Faculty

Anju Ramjee

Professor of Business and Finance; Chair


M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

B.Com., Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration (Affiliated with the University of Calcutta), India

304-829-7888

aramjee@bethanywv.edu

Theodore Pauls

Chair; Associate Professor of Business


Ed.D., MBA, B.A., West Virginia University

tpauls@bethanywv.edu

David Diosi

Visiting Instructor of Business


M.B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University

B.S., Miami University of Ohio

304-829-7970

ddiosi@bethanywv.edu

William "Andy" Fletcher

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business


wfletcher@bethanywv.edu

Tammy Richmond

Assistant Professor of Accounting


304-829-7085

trichmond@bethanywv.edu

Business Courses

Take accelerated business classes that provide a comprehensive knowledge of business concepts and challenge you to grow as a professional. At Bethany, you’ll find a curriculum that distinctively prepares you for a successful business career.

Your core classes will include:

  • ACCT 600 Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • BUSI 601 Corporate Financial Management
  • BUSI 602 Global Marketing Management (8-week)
  • BUSI 603 Human Resource Management (8-week)
  • BUSI 604 Management of Business Projects (8-week)
  • BUSI 605 Management of Operations & Supply Chains
  • BUSI 606 Management of Business Information Systems (8-week)
  • BUSI 607 Legal Environment of Business & Ethical Leadership
  • BUSI 608 Business Policy & Strategic Management (Capstone)