Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Worcester Polytechnic Institute
The Business School at WPI is a premier STEM business school that leverages project-based learning to empower students to address the world’s most challenging problems. We are the business school for engineers, scientists, and change makers. Bridging the worlds of business, engineering, and science, we live and breathe innovation. Guided by world-class faculty, our students graduate with data-driven management skills and tools to advance their careers, drive societal impacts, and enhance their organization’s goals and objectives.

At Worcester Polytechnic Institute, we prepare graduates of our online Master of Business Administration to think ethically and lead with social context. We are driven not just by innovation, but by the ability to communicate, translate and apply what we know in a practical setting.

The business world is subject to disruption, and obtaining evergreen skills to weather any storm that comes your way is paramount. In an increasingly remote working environment, employers are looking to hire professionals with technological prowess who understand that data-driven decision making is an essential trait for modern leaders.

Online MBA students have access to WPI’s top-ranked Career Development Center that offers help with internship placements and guidance to make smart decisions related to their majors and careers.

WPI is proud to develop a community that consistently brings innovative technology where it’s needed most. We offer a cooperative environment to learn from each other and inspire one another to think differently.

The Online MBA Program

Highly customizable with 20 specializations, our MBA program offers a technical focus so that business professionals graduate ready to empower their teams and scale the work they do with innovative, data-driven decisions. Advanced technology offers solutions for so many of today’s pressing business issues, and WPI’s MBA students learn how to determine the right tools to solve complex problems.

At a Glance:

  • A fully online, asynchronous schedule
  • Project-based curriculum with 20 specialization options
  • Top 10 Career Development Center in the US
  • In-demand tech and analytics skills woven into every course
  • AACSB accreditation
  • No GRE/GMAT required

Designed for busy professionals across industries, this flexible, STEM MBA offers core coursework in finance, information systems, marketing, organizational behavior, and operations as well as an extensive selection of electives to further refine your studies. Our project-based approach to learning positions online MBA students to be confident in their ability to assess and assemble talent, manage fluctuating timelines, and balance competing priorities.

Our faculty are experienced leaders and have spearheaded innovative thinking for a range of global organizations. They bring their wealth of knowledge into the classroom and serve as mentors to WPI business students long after graduation.

Specialize Your MBA

The online Master of Business Administration program offers 20 specialization options, so you can tailor your education for what you truly want to do in your career. The program is also designed to help you pursue additional credentials from right inside the virtual classroom.

Choose up to two specializations offered by The WPI Business School:

  • Advanced Business Analytics Methods
  • Advanced Operations Analytics
  • Applied Analytics
  • Brands, Products, and Consumers
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Transformation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Systems Design
  • Information Technology
  • IT User Experience
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operations Analytics
  • Organizing and Managing Innovation
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Supply Chain Management
  • System Design for IUX
  • Customize your own!

Application Requirements:

GMAT or GRE required for admission to all programs. Waivers can be requested or offered based on substantial work experience and/or a previous masters degree. Please reach out to an admission counselor to request a waiver. 

TOEFL (minimum of 90) or IELTS (minimum of 7) is required for international applicants. 

Official transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities attended. 

Three letters of professional recommendation

Statement of Purpose


Video Essay

Application fee of $70

Application fee: US $70 (waived for partcipants)

Tuition fees: $1,250 per credit (merit-based scholarships offered to those who qualify)


Joseph Botelho

Coordinator, Minor League Technology at Baltimore Orioles

Joseph Botelho ’14 began to think of a career in baseball when Theo Epstein was a pretty big deal locally as GM for the Red Sox. He says. “He was someone I could look to and say, ‘Hey, I want to do that!’” Read his story about how a first year course lead him to major in business administration.

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