Business Administration Degree Programs in North Carolina (T-Z)

There are many accredited business administration degree programs in North Carolina. Choosing from among them can present a challenge; it is not always easy to know which program, at what level, is the best fit. The information below seeks to make that challenge easier to face, describing departments and programs so that prospective students can make informed, thus better choices. Contact information is also provided so that prospective students can conduct their own further research and learn more about where they want to go. To see more accredited business administration degree programs in North Carolina, visit Business Administration Degree Programs in North Carolina (A-L) and Business Administration Degree Programs in North Carolina (M-S).

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kenan-Flagler Business School

The Kenan-Flager Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was established in 1919 as the Department of Commerce and was renamed in 1991 after Mary Lily Kenan Flager and Henry Morrison Flager. It offers programs at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels in business administration and accounting, as well as certificate programs for individuals and organizations. Among them are several online offerings. Programs are highly rated by such agencies as Forbes, US News & World Report, and Bloomberg Businessweek. Some emphasis is placed on experiential learning.

Minor in Business Administration

The School offers an undergradaute minor in Business Administration that can equip students from any discipline with the knowledge and skills they need not only to excel in their chosen fields but also to be able to integrate that excellence into the ever-shifting business world. Students entering the minor must complete a series of general education prerequisites in English, mathematics, economics, statistics and accounting; they then take 15 credits of coursework over three semesters. 10.5 are in required core courses: Operations Management, Marketing, Corporate Finance and Strategic Management. The remaining 4.5 are electives to be taken from among the major core and elective offerings; an option is available for minors to take part in the undergraduate business global programs offered by the School, allowing them to gain valuable international experience likely to be useful in any field.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The School also offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree meant to equip students to enter into leadership positions in the ever-changing business world, guiding commerce and exchange with ethics and vision. The degree requires students to complete prerequisite general education courses in English, mathematics, economics, statistics and accounting; they then take primary and secondary core courses, business electives and outside electives, ensuring that they are not only solidly grounded in business principles but are also aware of and engaged with the outside world. Core classes include Management and Corporate Communication, Principles of Marketing, Financial Accounting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Business Analytical Applications, Strategic Management, Operations Management, Legal & Ethical Environment of Business and Leading and Managing. Business electives cover such areas as accounting, business law, entrepreneurship, finance, information technology, international business, marketing, operations management and organizational behavior.

MBA

The School also offers several varieties of the Master of Business Administration degree: full-time, several Executive and online. The full-time MBA is a traditional, two-year program requiring 63 credit hours of coursework; it emphasizes case-study and small-group methodology. The first year is fairly regimented, divided into four modules with prescribed courses to be taken in each; the year is front-loaded to better equip students for more experiential and mimetic coursework later on. Electives allow students to emphasize areas of need and expertise, which are further refined in the available foci and concentrations the degree makes available: corporate finance, capital markets and investments, management consulting, marketing, operations management, real estate, entrepreneurship, healthcare, sustainable enterprise, energy and family business. Students emerging from the program are thus equipped to handle any of a wide range of business challenges at the personal, local, regional, national and international levels, tending towards their success.

PhD in Business Administration

The School further offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration that equips students not only to be leaders in business but also to expand human knowledge of business and its workings. Six concentrations are available: accounting, finance, marketing, operations, organizational behavior and strategy & entrepreneurship. Each requires that students have or complete the equivalent of an MBA and that they be grounded in micro- and macroeconomic theory; students must also take at least 15 hours of coursework in research methods and/or quantitative methodologies. In addition, doctoral students must complete a qualifying research paper after their first year in the program, pass a comprehensive examination (typically after the second year in the program), work as both a research assistant and a teaching assistant and complete a dissertation (typically in the third and fourth years in the program). Assistantship and fellowship support is available.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Contact
Campus Box 3490, McColl Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490
Phone: BSBA, 919.962.3235; MBA, 919.962.3236; PhD, 919.962.1657
Email: BSBA, bsba_info@unc.edu; MBA, mba_info@unc.edu; PhD, kfphd_app@unc.edu
Websites: http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/programs/undergraduate-business
http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/programs/mba
http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/programs/phd

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Belk College of Business

The Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was founded in 1970. It offers undergraduate minors in Economics, Management Information Systems and Operations and Supply Chain Management; Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting, Business Administration and Economics; the Master of Accountancy degree; several varieties of the Master of Business Administration degree; Master of Science degrees in Economics and Real Estate; a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration and several interdisciplinary programs. In each, students are trained to enter into and lead within the business world with skill and ethics.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The College offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in six majors: Finance with concentration in Finance, Finance/Accounting or Risk Management and Insurance; International Business; Management with concentration in Organizational Management or Talent Management; Management Information Systems; Marketing wit concentration in General Marketing or Marketing Analytics and Operations and Supply Chain Management. Although curricula will necessarily differ among the majors and concentrations, each requires a minimum of 120 hours of coursework, of which 60 must be from outside the College, with at least half—and the last 30–completed in residence at the University. Common to all majors and concentrations are courses in financial management, business law, business communications, managerial economics, management and organizational behavior, operations management, management information systems, marketing concepts and strategic management. Students are thus equipped to handle most any business situation as well as to delve deeply into specific fields, making future success more likely.

Master of Business Administration

The College offers a MBA focused on developing students’ skills and knowledge of ethical, effective leadership. It is a 37 credit-hour program (with additional prerequisites for those without undergraduate business backgrounds) consisting of 22 hours of core courses and 15 of elective or concentration. Concentrations are available in Applied Investment Management, Business Analytics, Business Finance, Energy, Financial Institutions/Commercial Banking, Information & Technology Management, Global Business, Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods for Business, Real Estate Finance & Development and Supply Chain Management; a self-structured concentration is also allowed. Core classes include a seminar in leadership, ethics and the business environment; Economics of Business Decisions; Management Accounting; Operations Management; Financial Management; Human Behavior in Organizations; Marketing Management and Global Strategic Management. An expanded program, a real estate certificate and an MBA/JD dual degree are also available options for study.

PhD in Business Administration

The College began to offer a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration in 2006. The degree seeks to equip graduates for academic careers, offering a major field of study in finance with more to come. Students must complete 72 semester hours past the bachelor’s degree, including no fewer than 18 in the dissertation; no fewer than 42 exclusive of the dissertation must come through the program. Further, a minimum of 18 hours must come from the major field, 15 in a minor field and 9 in research support courses. Diagnostic and qualifying examinations are required at the end of the first year in the program and after completing coursework, respectively. Following completion of the qualifying exam, students must draft a formal dissertation proposal and get it approved (typically taking a semester); they then write the dissertation (which is expected to take two years). Significant financial support is available.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Contact
UNC Charlotte
Friday Building
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: BSBA, 704.687.7577; MBA, 704.687.7566; PhD, 704.687.0845
Email: BSBA, cob-dean@uncc.edu; MBA, mba@uncc.edu; PhD, Christopher.Kirby@uncc.edu
Website: http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/undergraduate-programs
http://mba.uncc.edu/
http://phd-business.uncc.edu/

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics

The Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest academic school at the University, enrolling more than 2,600 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. It offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees across many general and specialized fields of business and commerce, emphasizing experiential learning and international expertise. Students of the School will be thusly equipped to handle a diversity of business concerns, making it more likely that they will find personal and professional success.

Master of Business Administration

The School offers a MBA meant to equip students to be problem solvers in the business world through interdisciplinary approaches to strategic management. It requires 45 semester hours of coursework in a lockstep curriculum, normally completed in 21 months of full-time study; concentrations are available in finance, information technology, marketing and supply chain management, each requiring 9 hours of coursework completed as part of the course sequence. Common courses include Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making, Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making, Integrative Business, Leadership and Sustainable Business, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Operations for Competitive Advantage, Technology and Innovation, Economic Policies and Impact on Global Outcomes, Global Business in Practice, an internship and a capstone project. Students are thus equipped to lead in a variety of situations and to deploy particular expertise in specific fields, ensuring that their businesses have excellent chances for success.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Contact
301 Bryan Building
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
Phone: 336.334.5390
Email: mba@uncg.edu
Website: http://mba.uncg.edu/

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

School of Business

The School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers programs that seek to prepare students for local, regional, national and international business success. It offers an entrepreneurship certificate; undergraduate minors in economics, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management, quantitative finance and business administration; Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration and Accounting and the MBA in support of that mission. It also hosts the Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship as a way to facilitate both student and regional development.

Minor in Business Administration

The School offers an undergraduate minor in business administration that seeks to offer students from majors other than business a solid grounding in the fundamental precepts of business—making them more marketable as employees and more viable as future entrepreneurs. The minor requires 18 hours, including a course in accounting, one in marketing, one in the legal environment of business, one in organization in management, one in finance and one in economics; several of the categories have multiple options for completion. Students who successfully complete the major emerge with a well-rounded understanding of introductory business principles, allowing them an advantage in starting their own businesses or in working for existing businesses in multiple capacities after graduation. Notable is that business majors are prohibited from taking the minor, regardless of their major.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The School also offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration meant to prepare students to enter the workforce in a variety of business leadership roles. Students must select one of six tracks: economics, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management or marketing. Course offerings are available on-site at several locations and online, day and evening. While individual curricula will differ among the tracks, they have in common courses in financial and managerial accounting, the legal environment of business, spreadsheet and database management, statistics, economics, finance, management information systems, business communication, organization & management, operations management, business strategy and marketing principles. Each has an international studies requirement and a track requirement of 12 to 24 hours (International Business requires 24, Entrepreneurship 15 and the rest 12) to ensure that students are sufficiently specialized in their areas of expertise.

Master of Business Administration

The School also offers a Master of Business Administration degree meant to equip students to develop their own or lead already-existing businesses. Open to all majors, the degree requires 36 hours of coursework normally completed in less than two years (although prerequisites may add to these numbers). Core courses for the degree include Managerial Accounting, Quantitative Methods, Managerial Economics, Managerial Finance, Marketing Planning & Strategy, Organizational Theory & Behavior, Human Resources Management and Strategic Planning. The remaining twelve hours come from four professional enhancement courses chosen from among such courses as Research Methods, Investment Analyses, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Change, Legal Issues for Managers, Operations Management, Management Information Systems, Services Marketing, Tax Implications of Business Decisions, Entrepreneurial Finance, Law for Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurial Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Personal Finance Planning and International Business. Others can be selected from related graduate-level courses in special topics.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Contact
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
Phone: 910.521.6214
Email: business@uncp.edu
Website: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/colleges-schools-departments/colleges-schools/school-business

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Cameron School of Business

After assuming its current name in 1979, the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has striven to ensure that its offerings reflect the emergent needs and anticipate the future needs of the business world. Enrolling more than 2,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the School offers undergraduate programs in accountancy, economics, entrepreneurship and business development, finance, human resources, information systems, international business, management and leadership, marketing and operations management; it also offers Master of Business Administration degrees with professional and international foci and Master of Science degrees in Accountancy and Computer Science and Information Systems.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in ten areas: Accountancy, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Business Development, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management and Leadership, Marketing and Operations Management. Each area requires 18 or 21 hours of specialized coursework (Operations Management requires 18, the rest 21), but all areas require 124 total credit hours, including the area coursework and a common set of foundational courses aside from University general education requirements. These include Financial and Managerial Accounting, Legal Environment of Business, Principles of Financial Management, International Business, Principles of Management, Competitive Strategy, Introduction to Information Systems and Technology, Principles of Operations Management and Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics. Note also that students must have at least 15 hours of elective coursework from outside the School, ensuring that they remain grounded in the world outside the business realm.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Contact
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Cameron School of Business
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5920
Phone: 910.962.3777
Email: kolbc@uncw.edu
Website: http://catalogue.uncw.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=3&poid=193&returnto=129

Wake Forest University

School of Business

The School of Business at Wake Forest University offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Accountancy, Business and Enterprise Management, Finance and Mathematical Business; a Master of Arts degree in Management; a Master of Science in Accountancy; several varieties of MBA; joint degree programs and non-degree programs meant to equip students for successful navigation and leadership of the business world.

MBA

The School offers a full-time Master of Business Administration degree that takes a holistic approach to preparing students for work within organizations and in their own businesses, including ample hands-on and applied activities. An integrated curriculum means that all students take the same slate of first-year courses: Accounting, Financial Management, Information Technology Management, International Business Management, International Competitive Policy I, Macroeconomics, Management Communication, Managerial Economics, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Personal & Team Development, Business Analytics, Career Management and two mini-electives. Second-year students focus their attentions on one or two career concentrations from among Finance, Marketing and Operations. Admission is selective, requiring students to have a baccalaureate and at least two years in the workforce; only 50 to 60 students are admitted each year, and they are assigned to small teams of five or six students each.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Contact
1834 Wake Forest Road
Building 60, Farrell Hall
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: 336.758.5422
Email: merricms@wfu.edu
Website: http://business.wfu.edu/full-time-mba/

Western Carolina University

College of Business

The College of Business at Western Carolina University seeks to offer its students solid foundations in fundamental business theories and practices and the opportunities to develop both in real-world, applied settings; it remarks that its students know “it’s not enough to sit on the sidelines and watch the world of business; they roll up their sleeves and get into it.” Programs emphasize the ability and willingness to become immersed in the work of the business world.

BSBA in Business Administration and Law

The College offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Administration and Law degree meant to integrate knowledge of business principles with basic training in applicable law. It requires 42 hours of general education courses, 18 of business preparatory, 33 of business core, 21 in major courses and 6-15 general elective hours. Business core courses include Financial Accounting, Using Accounting Information for Management Decisions, Managing Enterprise Information Systems, Introductory Micro- and Macroeconomics and Social Issues, Financial Management, Legal and Ethical Environment of Business, Introduction to Management, Strategic Management, Marketing Planning and Strategy, Introduction to Management Science and a statistics course. Major courses include Business Organization, Contracts and Sales, Legal and Professional Skills, either International Business Law or Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility and 3 classes from a slate of law electives.

Master of Business Administration

The College also offers a MBA program directed towards the needs of employers in western North Carolina and designed with their input. The program routes all incoming students through an intensive summer preparatory program in advance of their entry into the 36 semester-hour curriculum (usually completed in 3 full-time or 6 part-time semesters), encouraging those whose undergraduate work is outside business to apply. The program is narrowly tailored; courses available include Leadership and Ethics, Accounting: Understanding Performance & Informing Decisions, Applied Business Economics, Applied Business Statistics, Managing Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Business, Managing Value-Creating Business Operations, Financial Management and Valuation, Information Systems for Competitive Advantage, Marketing Management and Integrative Strategic Management (a capstone course). There are specializations available in such areas as project management, as well.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Asian Association of Schools of Business International

Contact
104 Forsyth
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 828.227.7412
Email: business@wcu.edu
Website: http://www.wcu.edu/academics/departments-schools-colleges/COB/college-of-business-departments/balsm/balaw/index.asp
http://www.wcu.edu/academics/departments-schools-colleges/COB/CollegeofBusinessGraduatePrograms/mba/index.asp

Winston-Salem State University

The Faculty of Business

The Faculty of Business at the College of Winston-Salem State University offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in its departments of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Economics and Finance and Management and Marketing, as well as hosting a Finance Laboratory and engaging in corporate and community partnerships. Too, it maintains a student-run investment fund, offering rare hands-on experience in finance and capital.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The Faculty offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration meant to prepare students for work across the breadth of the business world; it is the generalist degree offered by the Faculty. Required coursework includes 66 semester hours of coursework, of which 18 may overlap with general education requirements; 45 are in the business core, with 21 in the major. (Prerequisites may increase the numbers.) Business core courses include Principles of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Micro- and Macroeconomics, Financial Management and Marketing; Business Law I; Organizational Behavior; a calculus course; Fundamentals of International Business; Strategic Management; Microcomputer Applications; Business & Economic Statistics; Statistics and Quantitative Methods of Business and Production and Operations Management. Major courses include Principles of Management; Information Systems Concepts and an upper-division course in each of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.

Masters of Business Administration

The Faculty also offers a MBA directed towards working professionals; its classes are offered only in the evenings, and it prepares students for corporate and non-corporate business endeavors. Thirty-six credit hours are required of students in the program, which include the required courses Accounting for Cost Management Systems, Managerial Economics, Financial Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Policy and Strategy, Information Technology and Management, Marketing Management and Production and Operations Management. A number of electives are also available: Economics of Strategic Behavior, Moral/Ethical Foundations of Capitalism, Commercial Bank Management, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, International Finance, Emerging Issues in Finance, International Management, Management of International Business, Human Resource Management and Employment Law, Leading Organizations, Electronic Commerce, Information Systems Development, Telecommunications, Emerging Issues in Management Information Systems, Project Management, Global Marketing, Analytical Methods and Supply Chain Management. Students can thus specialize for greater impact in their professional futures.

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Contact
BSBA: Reynolds Center 109
MBA: Reynolds Center 301
601Martin Luther King, Jr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
Phone: BS, 336.750.2242; MBA, 336.750.2330
Email: BS, richardsoncr@wssu.edu; MBA, gopalans@wssu.edu
Website: http://www.wssu.edu/casbe/academics/departments/ef/default.aspx
http://www.wssu.edu/casbe/academics/departments/mba/default.aspx

Other programs can be found, both in North Carolina and outside it. The information above should be helpful even for those who seek other schools; it can be a model for them to follow in their own research in addition to offering descriptions of accredited business administration degree programs in North Carolina.

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