School of Business & Economics

MBA - Master of Business Administration

For additional information on the MBA Program, please contact the Graduate Administrative Support Associate, Ms. Mary Fries, by email at or phone at (336) 750-8848.

Craig Richardson, Ph.D.
Craig Richardson, Ph.D.
MBA Program Coordinator
Reynolds Center, Rm 109-C
(336) 750-2242


The MBA program at Winston-Salem State University is designed to meet the needs of working professionals. The MBA program is predominantly part-time in nature and offered only in the evenings. The program enhances analytical expertise, oral and written communication skills, appreciation of cultural diversity, global awareness and the ability to work well in teams. WSSU's MBA program is flexible in nature enabling a student to enroll in either Fall or Spring semester.

Students who complete the MBA degree will be prepared for a variety of professional opportunities in both corporate and non-corporate settings. Once students complete their core MBA courses (8 courses or 24 semester hours), they will have the opportunity to choose four electives from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to financial services, management information systems and general management. WSSU's MBA program is flexible -- each student can choose three electives that best meet his/her career goals and skill sets needed for advancement.

Graduate Testimonials

This program is open to graduates in all disciplines. Some students may be admitted to the MBA program lacking undergraduate prerequisites in business. Such students may be required to complete up to 3 foundation courses (9 semester hours) before beginning the core course work. The foundation courses relate to accounting, economics, and business statistics.

Degree Procedures & Requirements


MBA Students Go to China

The Business Journal: "WSSU MBA students get up close look at China market"

MBA Student Trip to Shanghai: Visual Diary


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Phone: (336) 750-2000

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