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Graduate Studies in Business

The Whitworth School of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Graduate programs within the business school include a Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Leadership, Master of Science in Financial Planning, certificate programs and the Whitworth Institute of Leadership.


Fast Facts

  • 25 years average business experience, Whitworth GSB faculty
  • 80%

    Whitworth GSB completion rate in two years or less

  • 20-67 age range of the current GSB class
  • 71%

    non-business majors in Whitworth's GSB program

Stay Relevant

Whitworth GSB faculty members immerse you in today's business culture and offer the most relevant courses preferred by students and demanded by employers. You will study all facets of global business, cross-cultural communications and global political economy, as well as leadership techniques and regional business environments. The curriculum prioritizes analytical thinking and servant leadership.

Advance Your Career

We know how important networking is. That's why the Whitworth School of Business provides ample opportunities for you to connect with employers through our extensive network of business associates.

As a graduate of the WSB, your courses and preparation will distinguish you from graduates of other university business programs and will give you an important edge to expedite your career advancement.

Community Partnerships

As part of Whitworth's community engagement and commitment to servant leadership, Whitworth's GSB programs collaborate with local organizations to help support the professional development of Spokane leaders.

Leadership Spokane
Since 1982, Leadership Spokane has provided leadership training courses for established and emerging leaders throughout the Spokane community. Whitworth recognizes the dedication and drive it takes to complete the 10-month intensive program and has partnered with Leadership Spokane so graduates can use their experience to fulfill one MBA course (MB 501: Organizational Behavior & Leadership). Call 509.777.4606 for more information.

Spokane County United Way Emerging Leaders Society
The Emerging Leaders Society was established in 2013 to help young professionals develop leadership skills and generate change in the Spokane community. ELS provides a platform for its members to be recognized for their contribution and involvement in making a difference in the community. 

Whitworth offers direct admissions for eligible ELS members; please call 509.777.4606 for more information.


Whitworth University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, which you can learn more about on our accreditation page. The Whitworth School of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

"Less than 5 percent of all schools offering degree programs in business at the bachelor level or higher worldwide hold AACSB accreditation."

As the world's largest business education alliance, AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence and professional development services to over 1,500 member organizations and more than 785 accredited business schools worldwide. The global organization has offices in Tampa, Florida, USA; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Singapore. AACSB's mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation and amplify impact in business education. For more information, visit

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