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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Arts in Writing

Distinguish yourself as a business leader of tomorrow.

Effective Management. Creative Problem-Solving. Thoughtful Decision-Making. Ethical Management. Global Perspective. 


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed with you in mind by having a flexible and convenient format for classes and concentrations to help you develop skills for leading in the business world.  What makes our program unique?  Read on.

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Program Snapshot
Take the program at your own pace, or complete it in as little as a year and a half.  Here are some highlights of what you need to know:

  • 2 convenient locations: Hickory and the Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville
  • The Charles M. Snipes School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business School Programs
  • General MBA as well as these concentrations available on both campuses:

                        Business Analytics & Information Technology

                        Innovation & Change Management



                        Global Leadership

                        Healthcare Administration

                        Leadership Development

  • 36 credit hours total
  • Classes offered in the evening, on weekends, and online
  • A customized schedule to meet your needs
  • Start any semester and go at your own pace
  • Have professional experience? Uncertain about taking a standardized test? Perhaps the Career Admission Track is for you!
  • Really get to know your faculty

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