MBA Executive - Curriculum


Develop new strengths and enhance your current skills. The comprehensive Executive MBA curriculum delivers insights across the spectrum of business and management foundations.


The most affordable Top 25 Executive MBA program in the U.S., the W. P. Carey Executive MBA program uses case-based methodologies that allow you to immediately implement concepts in your organization. Because of the team-based nature of projects and the interactions that grow naturally out of a smaller class environment, you’ll learn from your fellow students as they learn how you face challenges in your own company.

Year One

Quarter 1 — Begins in August

  • Financial Accounting
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior

Quarter 2 — Begins in October

  • Statistics for Managers
  • Marketing Management

Quarter 3 — Begins in January

  • Ethical Issues for Managers
  • High Impact Leadership I
  • Managerial Economics

Quarter 4 — Begins in March

  • Managerial Finance


  • Business and Public Policy*
  • Negotiations

Year Two

Quarter 5 — Begins in August

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Managerial Accounting

Quarter 6 — Begins in October

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Decision Models

Quarter 7 — Begins in January

  • Business Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship
  • High Impact Leadership II
  • International Practicum*

Quarter 8 — Begins in March

  • Strategic Management

*The Business and Public Policy course, which takes you to the Arizona State Capitol and Washington D.C., is offered in year one and the International Practicum takes you overseas in year two.