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Wingate offers nine master's degrees and one add-on licensure program and five doctoral programs. Our graduate programs are offered on three campuses to meet our students where they work and live. Explore the offerings below and go to the program of your interest to get more details.

Master of accounting

In the Porter B. Byrum School of Business, earn your MAC degree in a flexible one or two-year program. Courses can be taken online or in person at our Ballantyne Campus. With Fall and Spring start dates available, begin your graduate studies when it's convenient for you. At $675 per credit hour, this 30-credit hour program is within reach.

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Master of Business administration

In the Porter B. Byrum School of Business, earn your MBA degree or dual degree MBA plus Pharmacy (PharmD), Physical Therapy (DPT) or Physician Assistant (PA). The MBA program can be completed online or in person at our Charlotte Campus with Fall, Spring or Summer start dates. At $700 per credit hour, this 36-credit hour program is designed for the working professional. Let's get started.

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Graduate Education

The Thayer School of Education offers multiple advanced degrees in education and an add-on licensure in principalship and school administration. The degrees offered include: M.A.T (K-6), M.A.Ed. (K-12), M.A.Ed. (K-6), Ed.S. in Higher Education Executive Leadership, Ed.D. in Higher Education Executive Leadership, Ed.S. in Educational Leadership (K-12), Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (K-12), and the Add-On Licensure in Principalship and School Administration. Master's programs are $440 per credit hour and doctoral programs are $560 per credit hour. These programs are all offered online.

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add-on licensure in school administration

The Add-on Licensure program for School Administration is designed to provide those students holding a Master's degree in education and a class "M" or equivalent license an opportunity to be eligible for licensure as a principal.

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Sports Management 

The MASM degree may be tailored with one of the three specialty concentrations: Sport Marketing, Sport Leadership and Coaching Education, or Athletic Administration and Compliance.

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Public Health

Housed in the Levine College of Health Science, the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is offered completely online and can be completed in two years (with multiple part-time options also available). The program has both Fall and Spring start terms and is $762 per credit hour. The MPH program also offers a MPH / PharmD dual degree program with the WU School of Pharmacy and a 4+1 program for undergraduate students. More than ever, Public Health specialists are in high demand in a variety of industries. See where you'll make your difference.

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Social Work

Wingate University's Master of Social Work (MSW) program provides multifaceted contributions to the campus and surrounding areas, fulfilling an expressed need for more graduate-level opportunities in health and human services. Our ground-breaking MSW program will establish the footprint for behavioral health studies at Wingate University. The MSW program offers a Fall start term, with the program's inaugural cohort beginning in Fall 2024. The program is completely online.

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Occupational Therapy

Included in the Levine College of Health Science, this entry-level doctor of occupational therapy program (OTD) is an eight consecutive semester program with a Fall start. A close-knit and small cohort allows for exceptional time with faculty and in hands-on practice. This 125 credit program will leave you practice-ready and confident to pursue your career. The tuition is $11,010 per term.

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Physical Therapy

In the Levine College of Health Science, earn your entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree or make it a dual degree by adding your MBA. With a January start date this program is nine consecutive semesters (including summers). 

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School of pharmacy

Included in the Levine College of Health Science, the School of Pharmacy is located on both Wingate and Hendersonville campuses. Earn your PharmD or a dual degree by adding an MBA. The program is four years, 144 credit hours and with a Fall start date. Years one through three are $18,362 per semester and year four is $12,454.

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Physician assistant

Housed in the Harris Department of Physician Assistant Studies, the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program is offered at both Wingate and Hendersonville campuses and is 27 months in length. It has a Fall start date and tuition is $14,200 per semester. You can even pursue a dual degree program by adding a MBA degree to your program. 

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Charlotte, NC

Our Charlotte Campus is home to the MAC and MBA programs. A popular and fast-growing area of Charlotte, this campus is strategically located in a business-rich district and within 15 to uptown Charlotte. The MBA and MAC programs will be moving to the Wingate Campus in Wingate, NC in May 2024. The move will be effective with the 2024 Summer Session commencing May 20, 2024.

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Hendersonville, NC

Our Hendersonville Campus serves as a second location for our School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies programs. The same curriculum, located on two campuses to serve more students in these popular and in-demand degrees.

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Wingate, NC

Our main Wingate campus offers state-of-the-art facilities, access, and opportunities. Be a part of pro-bono clinics serving the local community with health services. Experience the human body like never before in our human anatomy lab. Experience everything a Wingate education provides you at our main campus, serving all of our health sciences, education, social work, and sport management programs!



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