Master of Business Administration

ABOUT MBA

Our nationally accredited Charlotte MBA program has been advancing the careers of Charlotte, NC professionals since 1991. Our part-time, evening MBA Program is located at Wingate University’s Ballantyne Campus, located in the Gibson Building in the Ballantyne Corporate Park.

The MBA curriculum consists of 36 credits which includes 12 three-credit courses. It is divided into two components: core courses (30 credits) and concentration courses (6 credits). Core courses cover the complete range of business disciplines and serves as the general management foundation for the program. Concentration courses provide added depth and relevance in specific areas of emphasis that connect to student career goals and professional interests.

MBA Program At-a-Glance

The Wingate University MBA curriculum gives you a choice of five areas of concentration:

Courses are available throughout the year during weekday evenings to meet the needs of adult professionals continuing their education while holding full-time corporate positions in the Charlotte area. Take advantage of the program's on-going flexibility to sequence courses around your schedule so you can complete the program in only two to three years based on your professional goals.

Course descriptions

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

While a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, it’s possible to join our program if you majored in a field other than business. All you need to do is satisfy these required undergraduate prerequisites:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Finance
  • Business Statistics
  • Mathematics (College Algebra or Calculus)

Mastery of these required courses can be demonstrated with a final grade of “C” or better at another institution, or you can choose to take our BUS 500 course, which allows non-business majors to meet their undergraduate pre-requisites within one semester.

APPLY

Our Charlotte MBA program uses a rolling admission model, so applicants are reviewed and accepted throughout the year, with admission possible up until the beginning of each semester. Students may begin the MBA program during the fall, spring or summer semester.

Your application to our MBA program in Charlotte is evaluated for:

  • Bachelor’s degree and GPA. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution is required.
  • Our review of your official transcripts from all colleges and universities you’ve attended.
  • Official GMAT scores or GRE scores. We offer a free GMAT Prep Course to help candidates prepare. GMAT or GRE waiver may be considered in certain situations.
  • Online application.
  • Current resume and professional work experience.

Please submit all application materials to our south Charlotte campus address:

Wingate University MBA Program
11430 North Community House Road, Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28277

MBA APPLICATION

Any questions, please contact Amanda Sudol, Coordinator for Graduate Business (704-233-6004, asudol@wingate.edu) or Mark Bryant, Assistant Dean for Graduate Business Programs and MBA Program Director (704-233-6003, mbryant@wingate.edu).

AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSES

In addition to our Project Management concentration which is a part of the Wingate MBA program curriculum, Wingate also offers a number of Agile Project Management Training courses at Wingate’s Ballantyne Campus.

These Agile training courses are open and available to anyone interested in gaining more knowledge and expertise in Agile concepts, and/or for those seeking various related Agile certifications.

These courses will typically be available on weekdays, Monday through Friday, and on some Saturdays, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at our Ballantyne Campus, subject to course demand and advance notice by those groups or individuals interested. An individual course typically runs over two days, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., although these times may vary.

Please contact us directly at 704-233-6003 or mbryant@wingate.edu for more information and to discuss how to arrange possible course dates and times based the number of attendees for your corporate group or group of individuals. More detailed course information can also be provided upon request.

Current Agile Project Management Course Offerings:

 

TUITION 2019-2020

MBA Credit Hour

$635

Three Credit Hour MBA Course

$1,905

Twelve MBA Courses

$22,860

The Porter B. Byrum School of Business is ranked #2 out of 27 in NC, and #45 out of 711 nationally (top 10%), in College Factual's "Best for the Money" category

 

The Porter B. Byrum School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is the leading accreditation association for business education for institutions with a focus on teaching excellence. ACBSP accreditation assures students of a commitment to overall quality, academic rigor and continuous improvement in business education.

Wingate's GMAT code: OOGNM-57

Wingate's GRE code: 5963

FREE GMAT COURSE

The Wingate University's Charlotte MBA Program offers a free Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) prep course several times throughout the year. The next instructor-led course takes place in November on three Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at our Ballantyne campus.

The GMAT prep course consists of 3 workshop sessions:

  1. A review of content and strategies for the GMAT
  2. Instructor-led lessons on test-taking strategies based on leading GMAT review materials
  3. Assignment review and analysis from leading GMAT Prep text

Seating is limited and is based on a first come/first served basis. Completing the course should provide sufficient time to take the GMAT in time for possible enrollment in our Spring MBA Semester which begins January 13, 2020.

We hope you are able to take advantage of this unique opportunity. Please contact Amanda Sudol with any questions you may have or to register for the November Free GMAT Prep Course at asudol@wingate.edu or 704-233-6004.