University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Graduate Programs at Walton College

Walton MBA

Walton MBA

Embracing the frontiers of meta-commerce, the Full-Time MBA is perfect for students eager to gain advanced business and decision-making skills that span various business units.

Walton Executive MBA

Executive MBA

An innovative curriculum designed for working professionals: Complete the Walton MBA in two years by only attending class one Saturday each month.

Healthcare Executive MBA

Healthcare Executive MBA

This program allows students to develop specialized expertise in healthcare administration while learning to apply best practices from other industries.


Master of Information Systems

The full-time MIS program can be completed in one year. The part-time program, designed for working professionals, can be completed in less than two years.


Professional Master of Information Systems

This part-time program designed for working professionals can be completed in less than two years. Students take 6 hours each semester and meet one Saturday each month.

Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

Rigorous preparation at the graduate level to help students achieve success in their chosen professional accounting career path.

Master of Accounting

Master of Accountancy

The (MAcc) program will provide you with a broad-based accounting education where critical thinking, creative problem solving and professional determination are encouraged.

Master of Business Analytics Degree

Master of Applied Business Analytics

Identify, assess, and seize the opportunity for data-driven value creation in the private and public sectors.

Master of Supply Chain Management Degree

Master of Supply Chain Management

Designed for early-career business professionals who want to return to school to receive specialized training in supply chain management.


PhD Programs

PhD programs include Accounting, Economics, Management, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management.

Master of Arts in Economics

Master of Arts in Economics

This program provides rigorous training in the study of economic theory and applied economics, preparing students for careers in private and public sectors.

Master of Arts in Economics

Master of Science in Economic Analytics

The Master of Science in Economic Analytics is an intensive 10-month program that will provide a thorough training in descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in Finance

Become an effective financial manager and with cross-functional expertise. Meet challenges in corporate finance, real estate, banking, energy, and wealth management.

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship

This program is for the person who wants to own a company, work for a startup, take on a greater role in an established company, or found or be part of a non-profit.


Available to current U of A graduate students.

The Walton College Advantage

The Sam M. Walton College of Business is located thirty minutes away from the world’s largest retailer, Walmart. In the past twenty years, over 300 Fortune 500 companies have established satellite offices in Northwest Arkansas to support Walmart.

From Tyson Foods Inc., to Kraft, and Unilever, from Revlon to Newell-Rubbermaid, consumer packaged goods manufacturers have established a significant and lasting presence in our region.

Many of these companies provide our Graduate School of Business students with unparalleled access to summer internships, part time employment during the regular semesters, and lucrative job opportunities both in Northwest Arkansas and throughout the world after graduation.