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2021 Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Schools in West Virginia

8 Colleges
$65,897 Avg Salary
$39,133 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree School for You

Out of the majors we analyze each year, business administration and management was the most popular one in West Virginia. In total, 4,140 people earned a degree or certificate in the field from a school in West Virginia.

Today's business students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Schools in West Virginia to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 8 schools in West Virginia to see which ones offered the best master's degree programs for business students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2021 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in West Virginia

The following schools top our list of the Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Colleges.

Top West Virginia Schools for a Master's in Business Administration

#1

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Our analysis found West Virginia University to be the best school for business administration and management students who want to pursue a master’s degree in West Virginia. Located in the small city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Business Administration majors at WVU take out an average of $26,613 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $236.

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#2

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Shepherd University is a great place for business administration and management students working on their master’s degree. Shepherd University is a small public school located in the fringe town of Shepherdstown.

Business Administration majors at Shepherd University take out an average of $24,112 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $300, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend American Public University System. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in West Virginia list. Located in the fringe town of Charles Town, American Military University is a private for-profit college with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that business administration majors at American Military University take out while working on their Master's Degree is $33,314. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $396.

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Out of the 8 schools in West Virginia that were part of this year’s ranking, Wheeling Jesuit University landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the city of Wheeling, Wheeling Jesuit is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

The average amount in student loans that business administration majors at Wheeling Jesuit take out while working on their Master's Degree is $16,221.

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#5

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

Out of the 8 schools in West Virginia that were part of this year’s ranking, West Liberty University landed the # 5 spot on the list. West Liberty University is a small public school located in the rural area of West Liberty.

While working on their Master's Degree, business administration majors at West Liberty University accumulate an average of around $26,985 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $337, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #6, Fairmont State University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business administration and management students working on their master’s degree. Fairmont State is a small public school located in the distant town of Fairmont.

While working on their Master's Degree, business administration majors at Fairmont State accumulate an average of around $24,744 in student debt.

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Salem International University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best master’s degree business administration and management programs. Salem International University is a small private for-profit school located in the rural area of Salem.

Business Administration majors at Salem International University take out an average of $29,978 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $329.

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Strayer University - West Virginia ranked #8 on this year’s Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in West Virginia list. Located in the suburb of Scott Depot, Strayer University - West Virginia is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

After completing their Master's Degree, business administration graduates from Strayer University - West Virginia carry an average student debtload of $69,895. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $886.

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Best Business Administration & Management Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Business Administration & Management Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 29,554
Alabama 7,303
Georgia 9,936
Louisiana 3,755
Kentucky 4,836
Tennessee 6,589
South Carolina 4,445
Virginia 11,863
Arkansas 2,056
North Carolina 15,140
Mississippi 2,442

Business Administration & Management is one of 21 different types of business programs to choose from.

Business Administration Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Business Administration and Management 350,924
Interior Design Management 16,189
Organizational Leadership 12,591
Supply Chain Management 9,732
Operations Management 5,802
Office Administration 5,025
Project Management 3,344
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 3,071
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 1,294
Retail Management 833
Transportation/Mobility Management 731
E-Commerce 233
Research and Development Management 194
Customer Service Management 184

Related Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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