The School of Business offers programs leading to the master of business administration (MBA) degree, the joint master of business administration/juris doctor degree and the joint master of business administration/master of information science degree.
The MBA program prepares students for positions of leadership in business, industry and government, and it provides them with a comprehensive view of the total business organization. Opportunities exist for specialization, but the program emphasis has been placed on breadth. Upon completion of the program, students will be equipped with the tools of analysis and decision-making. Classes are structured so that opportunities for problem definition, analysis, and solution/amelioration are plentiful.
Students with undergraduate preparation in the arts and sciences, engineering, education, and a variety of other disciplines can benefit from the program. Students without prior academic backgrounds in business administration and management will be required to complete certain foundation courses as a part of their MBA programs.
Admission to NCCU MBA is based on a qualitative and quantitative assessment of factors deemed relevant for successful graduate study. Candidates are carefully evaluated with respect to their ability to handle the academic demands of the program and potential for continued growth as managers and leaders. The admissions team seeks to enroll a diverse MBA class with a variety of interests, experiences and talents.
Students are admitted for the fall or spring semester. Factors considered in the admission decision include:
- Scores from the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
- Prior academic record
- Employment history
- Personal essay
- Recommendations of instructors, employers, or others
- TOEFL score required for non-native English speakers, unless your degree is from an English-language university in a country where English is the native language.
A personal interview is frequently required.