The Wake Forest MBA for Working Professionals
In the Wake Forest part-time MBA program, all our students are busy working professionals. As one of the top part-time MBA programs in the nation, our curriculum is renowned for its quality and intensity, cultivating individual excellence through teamwork, character and personal drive. Degree options include an Evening program at the main campus in Winston-Salem or Evening and Saturday programs in our Charlotte Center right in the heart of Uptown.
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An MBA that won't interrupt your career With lockstep programs offered two nights per week or on Saturdays, you will progress with your classmates and graduate as a cohort. The curriculum allows you to delve deeply into finance, operations, marketing, entrepreneurship and information technology, while honing your understanding of the vital links among those disciplines. Use electives to tailor your interests and goals.
Apply lessons in the workplace the next day
We intentionally designed the part-time MBA program to blur the boundary between classroom and workplace. Through relevant case studies and practical applications of concepts, our students explore current business issues and simultaneously implement their education in real-world projects.
Conquer personal limits through collaborative challenges
Understanding the value of teamwork is vital to a successful career. MBA students work in collaborative cohorts for the duration of the program. Learning to thrive in a team-based setting with peers from a variety of backgrounds and industries prepares you to excel in global business today.
Immerse yourself in an intimate learning environment
Our part-time MBA program forges close-knit interactions that balance group collaboration with individual achievement. Forged together by rigorous challenges, students graduate with lifelong bonds, growing their professional network through our team-based approach to education.
Learn from real-world business leaders
Our faculty knows from experience what makes a business succeed or fail. Combining academic distinction with proven business acumen, our teachers turn learning into real-world success with 75% of our professors having international consulting, teaching, or research experience, and more than a third having served on boards of directors or as CEOs.
Attract leading employers
Combining business savvy with leadership and character, our graduates have the skills to advance their careers within their current organizations or land a position in a new company or industry. Top corporations hiring recent Wake Forest MBA graduates include Bank of America, Marriott International, Merrill Lynch, BB&T, PepsiCo, Wells Fargo Advisors and Time Warner Cable, just to name a few.
Learn from your own career coach
Our Center for Market Readiness & Employment offers one-on-one career counseling with benefits that continue long after graduation. You’ll have direct access to the valuable guidance of an experienced adviser who is individually matched to you, arming you with a broader set of tools for learning, growth, and success.
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