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Master of Business Administration - National Guard

EMBA National Guard 


  • Classes meet at the UC School of Business in the Equities House located in downtown Charleston.
  • The 14-month program is divided equally among five learning modules:

I. Business organization, structure & leadership
II. Foundations of business
III. Analysis and interpretation of data
IV. Operations Management
V. Strategic decision-making

  • Each student will be assigned to a team for the entire 14 months of the program. Each team will conduct a strategic analysis of an ongoing local business and provide a plan for its growth and sustainability.
  • All students will participate in a nine-day international trip in June 2013 to visit non-US businesses. Past visits have included China, Brazil, England and Austria to name a few.
  • Note: The program is available to anyone who meets the admissions requirements. Contact the School of Business at 304-357-4373 for details.


  • Full costs for Army National Guard personnel are covered by State and Federal funding, and a UC Scholarship.
  • All but $3,000 in costs are covered for Air Force National Guard personnel (pay $600 per module).
  • Spouses of Guard personnel may attend for a total cost of $15,000 (pay $3,000 per module).


  • Starts:  August and January
  • Meets: every Tuesday* evening, 1800-2200, plus 1½ - 2 hours on-line each week

*All government holidays are observed. 

To apply for admission, students should have**

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a proven history of management experience.
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • Three years of professional work experience.

**Waivers may be granted in certain circumstances. 

For more information, please contact:

Cheryl Fout - 304-357-4373 or at