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An MBA from this exceptional program change your salary, career, life... even if you are too busy right now!

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You are contributing more than your title  and salary imply. Its your time to get recognized.

Are you where you hoped to be in your Career, Salary, and Life?  You have worked hard and learned more, but not getting the recognition you deserve? Now it is your time to up your game and elevate your life!

The benefits of an MBA are applicable regardless of your degree, industry, or area of professional focus. However, some individuals may wonder if it’s worth it to pursue an MBA,

Knowing how capable you are and what you want to contribute, it may be time to turn your feelings into actions.

Hesitating and tolerating your current job could get in the way of the success that you were meant to achieve.

If You are smart. Do the analysis. An MBA from N.C. A&T could literally change your life. Read on and see the testimonials from our students. Or consider the empirical data.

A report in Poets & Quants, a publication focused on the graduate business education market, noted the success of North Carolina A&T’s MBA program in placing nine or more of its graduates into jobs within three months of graduation. The report’s analysis was based upon data drawn from U.S. News & World Report’s  Best Business Schools listings within its Graduate School Rankings.

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N.C. A&T's MBA Program is Highly Rated

Completing an MBA program demonstrates a commitment to learning, improving, and applying skills that can help a company succeed. Additionally, professionals with MBA's feel a greater sense of confidence in their marketability, as well as the wealth of information they can bring to various endeavors. A&T's MBA Program boasts 94% of its graduates are employed both at graduation and three months after graduation, with an average starting salary and bonus of over $77,000!

Scholarships and assistance may be available!

The benefits of getting an MBA at N.C. A&T are Numerous!

In addition to a wider range of job opportunities and increased earning potential, an N.C. A&T MBA can help you connect with a diverse group of professionals and become part of an extensive global alumni network.

Improving Skills and Knowledge

Students get the value of world-class instruction, which is supplemented by great "soft skills" and practical applications.

Increased Opportunities

In a highly-competitive job market, an A&T MBA will help set you apart from your peers. From banking to consumer products to start-ups, your MBA will be an asset to any organization.

Expanded Global Network

Earning an A&T MBA makes you part of a global network of A&T Business Alumni, giving you access to respected and intelligent professionals you may not have otherwise had a chance to connect with.

Confidence and Credentials

Professionals with MBA's feel a greater sense of confidence in their abilities and marketability, because of the wealth of information they bring to the table.

Here’s what people are saying about the A&T MBA Program

Our students have described the experience of our MBA Program like "Coming Home." We offer rigorous, world-class instruction with the student-centered approach of "shared success."   You will come to understand what we mean by "Aggie Pride!" 

Shawntel Wiley

Internship Opportunities

An MBA Program with Endless Opportunities

Shawntel found that the opportunities provided by the program were endless and she is grateful for her experience.Shawntel had  internship opportunities with companies both International Paper and Procter & Gamble.

Avery Collins

One of the nations top MBA Programs

The MBA Program was the start of a new path

Avery was researching the Top Business Schools in the U.S. N.C.A&T COBE was on this exclusive list. As Avery investigated  the COBE MBA Program, the choice was clear - N.C. A&T. "I have not been disappointed. the N.C. A&T MBA Program was the start of a new path in life!"

Dr. Tiffany Adams

Entrprenural Readiness

I am a professor with entrepreneurial dreams

Tiffany is an accomplished professional. However, she realized she needed more to become an entrepreneur. Tiffany has used the knowledge she gained in the MBA Program to open her Physical Therapy private practice. 

Four concentrations to match your goals!

The program has four amazing concentrations yo fit your specific need.


General MBA

The N.C. A&T General MBA program covers several important business disciplines, including economics, human resources, marketing, and business policy. Students who do not wish to choose a specific area of business specialization may desire to select the General Concentration.


Human Resource Management

The Human Resources Management MBA concentration is intended for a student interested in pursuing a career in human resources management or developing a better understanding of how to effectively attract, motivate, and retain human resources. The curriculum within the HR concentration is certified by the Society for Human Resources Management, the premier association for HR professionals in the world.


Supply Chain Management

The Supply Chain Management MBA concentration addresses the need for professional knowledge and skills relating to supply chain management, enterprise resource planning, procurement, and distribution. As global operations continue to become more complex, corporations and the consulting firms that support them are moving quickly to hire people with supply chain management expertise.



The Accounting MBA concentration offers accounting graduates the opportunity to enhance the breadth and depth of their accounting education as well as gain sufficient credit hours to take the CPA examination. The program provides a balance of advanced financial and managerial accounting concepts while also addressing current international accounting topics.


Now it’s time to for you to take action!

Here are some steps you can take to move you closer toward your goals. There is no risk for you to act now and learn more about this great program. You have everything to gain and nothing to loose.

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Get More Information 

Get the latest information and updates from the MBA Program. Learn more about why we are so highly rated by students, major corporations and experts.

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Attend a Webinar

Attend a fun and informative online session about our program. This webinar is interactive. Get all of your questions answered.


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Apply to the Program

There is no better time than the present. You can start your application right now. You are one click away from fulfilling your potential and living your best life.

Program Director and Associate Dean
Dr. Eric M Gladney

Learn more about our world-class team

Our world-class professors, managers, and staff help provide a rigorous and supportive community of success.

Dr. Lisa A. Owens-Jackson

Interim Dean of COBE

Recipient of the 2017 North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. 

Lisa Owens-Jackson, Ph.D., CPA is the Associate Dean of the College of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University. She teaches both financial and managerial accounting in the undergraduate and MBA program.

Ms. Cheryl Porter

MBA Administrative Support Associate

Proudly served Dr. Gladney and the exceptional students in the DEESE College of Business and Economics at N.C. A&T. 

11 years as a law enforcement officer in the Chicago area, Cheryl transitioned into an administrative and executive assistant in journalism and higher education.

Dr. Scott Simpkons

Associate Professor / Chair

Dr. Simkins is Chair of the Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics.

He has led multiple National Science Foundation projects exploring the use and diffusion of evidence-based teaching innovations in economics, totaling over $1.25 million.

Dr. Lyubov Kurkalova

Professor of Economics

Her research program has received over $9.8 million in extramural funding from USDOE, NSF, and USDA.

Lyubov (Luba) Kurkalova is interested both in (a) analyzing the impacts of policy and economic factors on forest and agricultural land use, production, and the environment, and in (b) developing the tools - spatially explicit models and econometric techniques - for such analyses.

Joseph R. Huscroft

Associate Professor / Chairperson

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain Sustainability, Green Logistics, Human Capital Management, Transportation, Behavioral Operations

He received his Ph.D. at Auburn University and previously taught at the Air Force Institute of Technology. His research has focused on reverse logistics, sustainability, innovation, and human capital development.

Dr. Isaiah Ugboro

Professor of Organization Theory / Strategic Management / Interim Department Chair

Research are in areas of Strategic Planning/Management, Organization Structural Design, Strategic Human Resource Planning, Organizational Commitment and Employee Empowerment

Dr. Isaiah O. Ugboro is a Professor of Organization Theory and Strategic Management in the School of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.

Dr. Peter M Theuri

Associate Professor and Interim Accounting Department Chair

Recent Publications

Maturity Effects on Students' Perceptions on How Accounting Scandals Impact the Accounting Profession. (1) 5, pp. 53 - 60. Journal of College Teaching and Learning.

Dr. Pankaj Chaudhary

Associate Professor and Chair of The Department of Bisa

Dr. Pankaj Chaudhary is an Associate Professor and Chair of The Department of Bisa of accounting at N.C. A & T State University.

A seasoned educator with 25+ years of teaching experience in Information Systems (IS) and related areas like data analytics and security. Have taught a variety of business and technical courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in both US and offshore locations (India and Palestine)

Dr. Brandis Phillips

Associate Professor of Accounting

Dr. Brandis Phillips is an associate professor of accounting at N.C. A & T State University.

His primary areas of research are technology addiction, digital literacy and psychological factors affecting students’ attitude toward quantitative careers. 

Dr. Lisa Snyder

Professor of Management

Effective Communication Practices
Active / Virtual Education / Online Teaching

Dr. Lisa Gueldenzoph Snyder is a tenured full professor in the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics at NC A&T State University. She co-authors a Business Communication textbook and is a past president of both the Association for Business Communication as well as the Association for Research in Business Education and the North Carolina Business Education Association.

Our Program is Business Mentored
and Student Centered

The Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics, accredited by the AACSB International since 1979, has been committed to educational excellence and the development of business leaders for over 30 years. With our new facilities in Craig Hall and Merrick Hall, state-of-the-art resources, and our dedicated faculty we are well positioned to prepare managers for the global, competitive environment of the 21st century.

Our MBA degree is a professional graduate, business degree, which provides students with a thorough understanding of the basic business essentials (e.g. economics, accounting, finance, management, etc.) followed by intense study in one of four business concentrations: Accounting, General Management, Human Resource Management, and Supply Chain Management. These concentrations represent business areas that are growing in professional importance and career opportunities.

Post Baccalaureate Certificate Options

MBA-Supply Chain Post Baccalaureate Program

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management provides professionals with the state-of-the-art knowledge necessary to design, manage, analyze, and update entire supply chain systems or various components within them.

General Management, Post Baccalaureate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in General Management provides a broad skill set that prepares business professionals for success in any industry or job function at any time in their careers. Includes the MBA core courses.

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It is time to act NOW! Immediately after graduation, A&T MBA graduates have an average salary in the same range as Harvard and Stanford graduates. A combination of affordable graduate tuition plus higher salaries after graduation means that you can get a great education, at a tremendous value, leading to a satisfying career. It’s important for you to act now to take advantage of these opportunities. You can start the process of applying and finish later, working at your own pace.

We are committed to and passionate about your success!

Our faculty, administrators, and staff are committed to the excellence of your graduate studies and great success in your future, professional career. Students who are ambitious, talented and who see opportunity in every challenge will thrive in our student-centered and business-mentored environment at N.C. A&T State University. No matter what life you may carve out for yourself, our MBA courses are designed to propel you into the future, with the  transferable skills and passion to excel in your career.

A Personal Message from the Program Director

- Dr. Eric M. Gladney

Welcome home to N.C. A&T! Join an accredited MBA Program that is Student-Centered and Business Mentored.

As a student in our program, you will acquire the business acumen to compete and advance in the global economy. Our graduates are known as innovative thinkers and ethical leaders, with strong analytical, technological, team building, and communication skills. Our environment offers outstanding faculty and emphasizes the importance of leadership, critical thinking, and continuous learning. Click below to learn more: