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As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
Study in United States of America
- The US is the most popular destination for international students while American universities often dominate the global rankings.
- As can be expected of a country with a population of 325 million, the US has a diverse range of cities and universities to choose from.
- The United States is the world’s greatest economic power in terms of gross domestic product and has been among the world’s highest-ranking countries in terms of GDP per capita. The US economy is marked by resilience, flexibility, and innovation.
The MBA curriculum was designed in collaboration with employers in western North Carolina, WCU College of Business faculty, and recent MBA graduates. The students exit the program Business Ready® to meet the employment needs of aspiring graduates and the regional business community. The program leading to the Master of Business Administration degree requires the completion of 36 semester hours at the graduate level.
Students may, but are not required to, choose to take their 3 required elective courses in a single subject area to create a specialization with their MBA degree. Specializations include:
* Accounting (with a bachelor's degree in Accounting);
* Construction Management;
* Engineering Technology;
* Health Care Administration;
* Non-profit Management;
* Professional and Technical Writing;
* Project Management;
* Public Administration;
* Sport Management;
* Goal statement
* 3 letters of recommendation