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Professional Online MBA

Our AACSB International-accredited program is a powerful, high value investment in your future that you can customize to fit your lifestyle. Log into classes when and where you like and complete the entire program online, with the option to take face-to-face courses in Raleigh.

Quick Facts – Online MBA

  • Accreditation: AACSB
  • Program length: 21 months (Accelerated) or up to 6 years (Flexible); most students complete an MBA in 3 years
  • Start dates: August or January
  • Delivery: Online courses (asynchronous or synchronous) plus two in-person residencies, as well as optional hybrid courses (online courses with four in-person Saturday sessions)
  • In-State tuition estimate*: $57,298, scholarships are available
  • Graduating class salary**: $126,970 (average salary) + $33,264 (average signing bonus)
  • High-impact experiences: Study abroad programs, networking events and volunteer opportunities

*See more details on the Tuition and Financial Aid page
**Class of 2022, online and evening formats

73% of Students Made a Career Change While in the Program

Online and Evening MBA Program, class of 2022

$126,970 Average Salary + $33,264 Signing Bonus

Online and Evening MBA Program, class of 2022

No. 8 Best Online Business Analytics MBA Program

Our employers know that there is no better place to look for experts in analytics than a top-tier research university like NC State. (US News and World Report, 2023)

No. 13 Online MBA Program

Jenkins MBA has been consistently ranked as a top online MBA program in the nation. (Poets & Quants, 2022)

MBA Admissions

You’re more than an application. We don’t want perfect applicants; we want real people. Acceptance into the Jenkins MBA program revolves around a candidate’s overall combination of academics, fit, unique strengths, and work experience.

What Makes Us Different?

  • Superb value and return on investment. For today’s students, NC State MBA is the smartest investment in the state. Ranked No. 8 in return on investment by Poets & Quants.
  • One of the most flexible online MBAs with in-person elements. Take asynchronous online classes or mix your online experience with in-person classes in Raleigh––with our MBA, you can mix and match to advance your career on your own schedule. Engage in required three-day residencies (active duty military may waive this residency requirement and replace it with other elective courses) and participate in global experiences designed for MBA students.
  • STEM-designated with particular curriculum strengths in business analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, and leadership. Customize your degree and differentiate yourself on the market by completing one of the seven certificate programs. We also have a wide selection of electives, ranging from Product Innovation Lab and Sustainability in Business Practicum to BioSciences Management. Online students can also apply for our esteemed McLauchlan Leadership Series, a non-credit in-person leadership development program.
  • Coaching for lifetime career success. Whether you want to upskill, reskill or explore, our professional career team will help you meet your unique goals through coaching, company visits and networking events.
  • Close-knit, diverse and caring community. Our high-touch approach is at a level beyond that of many MBA programs. One-on-one advising services are offered by staff advisers, who answer questions about courses, a typical course load during a semester, the curriculum and guide you through your MBA experience. Our students come from different backgrounds that enhance your educational experience.

I knew an MBA would help me to advance in my current career and hoped it would also help me find new passion for my life’s next chapter.


Ken Quinlan

Deputy Chief of Police for the Cary Police Department

Online MBA Experience

Gain access to the same award-winning faculty that teach our in-person classes. Built for optimal flexibility, the online MBA program provides students with one of the best values in management education today.

We integrate proven technology strategies to help connect you with your professors, guest speakers, and fellow students, using podcasts, videos, and online presentations. Students should expect to work with virtual teams during discussions and on group projects. Professors also provide office hours through a virtual collaborative space, phone, email and online chat.