MBA Part-Time - Curriculum


Develop your leadership skills and gain new expertise. The Part-time MBA will transform your knowledge, whether you want to advance in your current field or take your career in a bold new direction.


Whether you choose the Evening or Weekend MBA, small class sizes and case-based, team-oriented projects allow you to collaborate and leverage the experience of your peers.

Evening MBA

  • Highest-ranked Part-time MBA in Arizona and No. 18 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Immersive Leadership Academy
  • Concentrations and 40+ electives to customize your MBA
  • Concurrent degrees: MBA/MEng or MBA/MLS

Weekend MBA

  • 60% on-campus classes, 40% online coursework
  • Core classes meet every other Friday evening and Saturday
  • Electives are offered 100% online to give you more flexibility
  • Strengthen your focus with optional areas of emphasis

International Electives

Explore the global intersections of business, culture and politics and broaden your exposure to business concepts in locations around the world. Destinations vary each year; recent international electives have included:

  • France and Spain
  • Austria and the Czech Republic
  • Bosnia, Herzegovina, Greece
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Australia
  • Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam
  • China
  • India
  • Argentina
  • Peru

Business and Public Policy

Discover how federal policy is developed and gain access to key players within the public policy process. Develop a comprehensive understanding of regulatory, economic, tax and trade policies during on-campus classes and meet with legislators, lobbyists and corporate officials during a high-touch one-week session in Washington, D.C.

Sheena Hartsough
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Sheena Hartsough

"The W. P. Carey MBA enabled me to continue working during the day, while reaching my academic goals and growing my personal and professional network."