Charlotte MBA Advantages
As a student, you will benefit from an intimate student-faculty ratio of 10:1 and work in small teams throughout the program.
Span the classroom and the boardroom
You can immediately apply what you learn in the classroom to your business or workplace and bring back challenges and professional experiences to discuss with professors and classmates.
Learn about business in the heart of Charlotte
Our location in uptown Charlotte’s influential business district gives you opportunities to interact with Charlotte business leaders and guest speakers who are featured at our lecture events throughout the year. Past speakers include best-selling author Ken Blanchard; John Silvia, PhD, Managing Director and Chief Economist of Wells Fargo; and John Allison, CEO and President, Cato Institute and former CEO of BB&T.
Learn from a Corporate Mentor.
Our Corporate Partner Mentorship Program connects graduate students with leading professionals in their selected industry. By interacting and learning from an experienced mentor, our MBA students expand their professional development and broaden their perspective in career exploration. Learn More.
Discuss career options with an Executive in Residence
The Executive In Residence program provides students unique access to experts in specific fields, offering opportunities to network with leaders across a range of industries. Learn More.
Develop a global mindset
The School of Business offers Global Immersion Experiences as a fun, educational and enriching way to explore the intersection between business and culture around the world. Trips to China, India and Nicaragua are available during spring break or early May. International study programs include company visits, meetings with business and government leaders, tours of significant cultural and historical sites, and some shared meals and entertainment. You will have the opportunity to understand how business is conducted in different parts of the world, and how various cultures deal with common business challenges, often in ways that are unique to a culture.
Engage with a world-class faculty
Our faculty have worked for leading companies and run successful businesses in all areas of commerce around the world. The interaction between professors and students is a critical part of the Charlotte Saturday MBA experience at Wake Forest.
Earn your MBA on Saturdays while continuing to advance your career during the work week: That’s the Charlotte Weekend MBA advantage.