Greensboro is home to our nation’s top-rated and largest historically black university (HBCU): North Carolina A&T State University. This land grant doctoral research university is nationally-recognized in STEM education and prides itself in being the top producer of degrees awarded to African Americans in the state. Accredited by the SACSCOC, it has nine schools and colleges offering excellence in over 140 bachelor’s through doctoral degrees, including online programs like the online MBA. In 130 years of existence, the university has grown to service 13,322 students annually.
At the AACSB-accredited Willie A. Deese College of Business & Economics, students experience outstanding faculty, evidence-based instruction, high-quality, impactful research, and professional and community engagement, all within a student-focused environment. With a range of undergraduate majors and two graduate degree options throughout five academic departments, business students will find a remarkable degree that will prepare them to succeed in their career goals.
Undergraduate students earn a Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting, Management Information Systems, Business Information Technology, Economics with optional Business and Law concentrations, Management with optional Business Administration, International Management, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship concentrations, Marketing with an optional Sales concentration, or Supply Chain Management. Undergraduate minors are in Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Supply Chain Management.
Graduate students have a Master of Accountancy, an in-class MBA, and an online MBA.
#1 Graduate Business School located at a public HBCU, and #96 Best Business School by U.S. News & World Report.
Online MBA Requirements
The 36-credit hour online MBA utilizes 24 core course credits and 12 elective credits. Online MBA students experience a student-centered environment where they are mentored by faculty who are committed to their success in class and their future professional careers. They are encouraged towards excellence in creative expression, scholarship, research, and community engagement through a collaborative community of learners. There is a great advantage to completing an MBA from a technological school; integrating skills and knowledge in today’s technology is essential in the business world.
Core courses are Managerial Accounting Decision-Making Concepts, Financial Management, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Strategic Marketing, Managerial Economics, Management & Organizational Behavior, and Corporate Strategy & Policy. Students will choose one of four areas of concentration in General Management, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, and Human Resource Management. Examples of required courses throughout the different concentrations include Advanced Income Tax Accounting, Advanced Auditing, Organizational Communication, Staffing Workforce Planning & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Strategic Logistic Management, Supply Chain Systems Integration, and Global Supply Chain Design Management.
A Bachelor’s from an accredited university is required, and applicants must complete and sign the Graduate College Application and pay the $60 non-refundable fee. Other submission requirements include two letters of recommendation, a current resume, a writing sample, and official transcripts. If you choose to submit GMAT/GRE scores, they will be considered, but if you have a GPA of 3.30 or higher, the GMAT/GRE requirement is waived.