Enhance Your Liberal Arts Education with a Master of Arts Degree in Management

​The 10-month Master of Arts (MA) in Management program is a pre-experience business degree designed to build on your undergraduate studies, enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers. Our MA in Management graduates leave Wake Forest with the core business skills, interpersonal polish and strength of character needed to become passionate leaders who get results with integrity.

One of Wake Forest’s most innovative and nationally prominent degrees, the MA in Management is ideal for liberal arts, economics, sciences and engineering graduates looking to gain a competitive edge in the business world. Combining coursework in finance, marketing, operations, business analytics, ethics, organizational behavior and leadership with hands-on collaboration, the program cultivates an experiential, ethical and teamwork-driven approach to business solutions, preparing you to excel in a complex marketplace.

“My experience in the Wake Forest MA program was invaluable. The guidance and skills I gained helped me acquire my dream job and continue to help me succeed today.”

– Ron Johnson (MA ’10)

Associate Product Line Manager, Basketball Footwear, Under Armour

Highlights of the program include:

  • An intimate learning environment with small class sizes and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio
  • Opportunities to augment academic coursework with real-world business consulting projects
  • Networking experience through our Executive Speaker Series, mentorship programs, lunch discussions and career roundtables with industry thought leaders
  • Classes in Farrell Hall, a state-of-the-art $55 million learning complex

Our graduates enjoy a 95% employment rate (within six months of graduation) and an average base salary of $53,242, with an average signing bonus of $6,500 (for jobs offering signing bonuses), and routinely land in jobs at top companies such as IBM, Deloitte, PepsiCo, AT&T, Bank of America, Steelcase, Vanguard, Dish Network, Oracle and Cigna. For those looking to get a head start on their MBA or those looking for a competitive edge in today’s challenging job market, our MA in Management program cultivates experience and aptitude with proven results.

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The Master of Arts in Management program was featured in this segment of “Profiles” with Terry Bradshaw. Watch now to learn more about the advantages of our 10-month MA program or Apply Now.


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