Benefits and Comparison

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM

Indiana Wesleyan University's Virtual MBA program does more than help you master advanced business skills. You will learn an innovative approach to the application of technology, finance, economic, and 21st-century management tools. You will develop your leadership ability to bring order to chaos and to foster success.

Students who succeed in the Virtual MBA degree program are those who seek to enhance their character and strive for personal growth. They crave knowledge and are driven to improve the quality of their lives, their families, and others.

Virtual MBA Programs - Equalizing Education

With IWU's Virtual MBA programs, you have great flexibility and convenience. You can study at the times that are best for you and from any geographical location. You can design your educational experience to suit your particular learning style and lifestyle. This freedom is one of the many benefits of the Virtual MBA program.

Watch the Virtual MBA vignette titled "Marketing - Is the Customer King?," a typical learning situation from the program, by clicking on the video.

Mentoring

Every student will participate in Marketplace Mentoring sessions. These are opportunities for you to debate and discuss the critical issues that never come up in most classrooms or case studies. You will comment on business executives' viewpoints and post on other classmates' ideas through an online discussion board. These forums also provide worldwide networking opportunities.

HOW THE PROGRAM COMPARES

Students choose IWU over other MBA online programs because they see a university and a values-based curriculum that reflect their goals for educational and personal growth.

Accreditation and Credibility

Indiana Wesleyan University meets national and regional standards, being accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org or 312-263-0456). Unlike some other MBA online programs, the IWU degree is recognized and well respected. Your diploma is issued by Indiana Wesleyan University, which is one of the largest private universities in the state of Indiana. Since 1920, IWU has mentored students on their paths to excellence and prestige. We bring this stability to our online programs.

Virtual MBA Program Content

The Virtual MBA program utilizes a real company to create a realistic and challenging context, drawing on the best pedagogy of highly qualified professors to engineer the course content. These professors have worked with screenwriters, animators, and producers to create the finished product. You will experience your education through interaction, assignments, and important company projects and responsibilities provided through company managers, employees, vendors, customers, and competitors as you rotate through the departments of the virtual-reality company and the marketplace.

The Virtual MBA is a 36-credit-hour program and takes 25 months to complete. You are required to log on to your course at least once a week and can access the course any time of the day or day of the week using a computer with high-speed Internet and a sound card with speakers. You will take one course at a time. Each three-credit-hour course takes nine weeks for completion.