Competitive? Yes. Collaborative? Definitely. But creative? Absolutely. Students in Wingate’s Porter B. Byrum School of Business get a broad understanding of what it takes to survive in an ever-changing marketplace. Whether pursuing one of our five undergraduate business degrees or working on a capstone project in our master’s programs, our students put their own passions in the foreground and refuse to be satisfied with business as usual.

Business programs of study

Accounting (MAC)

Students who wish to pursue a professional career in business choose the experiential-focused Master of Arts in Accounting (MAC) degree. Housed with the Porter B. Byrum School of Business, located on the Wingate, NC campus, this program is designed for those who look to become financial executives. 

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Designed for adult students in the Charlotte area, our MBA program prepares you for a career in business. Students are offered a choice of five concentration areas to develop specialized career skills and knowledge. A real-world focus means a curriculum that leverages case study analysis and practical applications to understand the challenges of business in the 21st century.

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In the School of Business, our focus is on creating a vibrant learning atmosphere that translates into relevant job opportunities for students upon graduation.

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Chemistry and Business

The chemistry-business major offers you two different ways to reach your goal. Thirty-one hours will give you a solid foundation in chemistry. You then combine this by taking one of two tracks:

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The finance major concentrates on three areas:

  • Accounting: Understand what financial statements mean for people and businesses.
  • Economics: Explore the economic factors that affect individuals, companies and countries.
  • Finance: Learn about financial decision making, corporate fundraising and investment strategies.

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Our management program builds on a core business curriculum. Students learn principles of accounting, business, economics, finance and marketing in addition to management. When they graduate, they have a thorough understanding of how to make organizations work efficiently and effectively.

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As a marketing student at Wingate University, you enjoy the technology and networking opportunities of a large school. In our innovation lab, a creative technology-enabled classroom, you’ll have a chance to engage in collaboration, something that few colleges provide. 

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