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WSU, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Announce Tuition Assistance Partnership

for Online MBA, Executive MBA

January 17, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash.Washington State University (WSU) is proud to announce an educational partnership with its neighbor, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. WSU and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. have come together to make earning a distinguished business education more affordable for the diverse population of engineers, assemblers and administrators at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. employees and their spouses interested in earning an online MBA or Executive MBA from the WSU Carson College of Business will receive 10 percent in tuition assistance and a waived application fee. WSU’s online MBA has four concentrations to choose from, making it easy for students to align their education with their career goals. Additionally, both the online MBA and EMBA offer students an optional international field study designed to prepare them for success in the global marketplace.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. employees or spouses looking to take advantage of this benefit must meet the online MBA or EMBA program admissions requirements. Any employee or spouse currently enrolled in one of WSU’s online business programs can begin using the tuition assistance immediately.

“Collaborating with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and other organizations willing to support skill development is exciting. These partnerships reflect what it means to be a model for public business education—our mission is to make our degrees accessible to those willing and able to earn them,” said Chip Hunter, Carson College dean. “By extending eligibility to spouses of employees, we’ll provide business education to an even greater number of motivated students.”

“It’s a delight to once again collaborate with one of our key industry partners to provide this opportunity for Schweitzer employees and their spouses to benefit from the outstanding resources of our Carson College of Business,” said WSU President Kirk Schulz. “This agreement is an example of the innovative and entrepreneurial approach that will characterize the success of the Drive to 25, our initiative to achieve recognition as one of the nation’s top 25 public research universities by 2030.”

For more information about the MBA and EMBA programs at Washington State University, visit the Carson College of Business MBA programs website at

About WSU’s online MBA program

WSU’s online MBA program is internationally focused, designed to prepare future business professionals to be leaders on a global scale. Students can enroll in a general MBA track or choose one of four in-demand concentrations: finance, marketing, hospitality business management, or international business. For established professionals looking to advance as leaders, WSU also offers a top-ranked online Executive MBA focused on executive leadership.

About Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Its mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.