Research

Our applied approach to learning integrates teaching, research, and experiential learning to prepare Jenkins MBA students for today’s technology-infused and data-driven marketplace.

Advancing Innovation

The Jenkins MBA faculty is committed to incorporating research into our courses through a cross-curricular teaching model that focuses on technology and entrepreneurship. To date: 

  • Our quest for uncovering meaningful new knowledge has contributed to NC State investing over $400 million in research expenditures.
  • More than 500 students have helped real-world start-ups raise $220 million through our HiTEC Program. This initiative unites NC State graduate students from various disciplines to assess new technologies for commercialization potential.
  • NC State Jenkins MBA faculty actively engage in research, develop new curricula, and participate in outreach activities. Our faculty members regularly contribute to scholarly journals and conference presentations and are esteemed leaders in their fields. 
  • Many of our students enter the program holding technical, engineering, and science degrees. Focus on fortifying skills through innovative coursework and real-world experience with corporate partners.

More than 200 corporate partners

supporting programs like practicum projects