The University of North Carolina – Pembroke MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • Program duration: 12 Months
  • Avg. Starting Salary: $82,500
  • Avg. GMAT score: 435


  • To earn the Master of Business Administration online, students must complete eight core courses and four elective courses for a total of 36 credit hours. Applicants with non-business undergraduate degrees and/or applicants missing pre-requisite undergraduate courses may be required
  • Learn all major aspects of business, including accounting, finance, economics and marketing, while developing your interpersonal and management skills. Examine the nature of human behavior, organizational structures and processes, the impact of financial decisions, and the essential elements of international business.
  • Taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, you will not only integrate knowledge from multiple functional areas but also gain hands-on experience by managing a computer-simulated company. Plus, by interacting online with diverse student body, can expand your business network and enhance your career prospects.

Learning Goals

  • Knowledge and competency in the appropriate areas of Business.
  • The ability to analyze a situation and show the ethical implications of various alternatives.
  • To integrate and synthesize the various business areas and to develop cross-functional approaches to organizational issues.
  • A capacity to lead in organizational settings.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Application Deadlines

  • For the convenience of our MBA online students, the School of Business offers multiple start dates each year
  • Apply by 12/28/2020
  • Start Classes 01/11/2021
  • Intakes: August, October, January, March, May, and June

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Tuition for the Master of Business Administration online is affordable and priced with the working student in mind.
  • Financial aid may be available for students who qualify.
  • $210 per Credit Hour.
  • $9,972 in-state total tuition

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed online application
  • Pay a $55 non-refundable application fee ($60 for international applicants and waived for military members)
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA or 3.0 in all major courses or 3.0 in all coursework during senior year
  • GMAT or GRE waived for 3.0 undergraduate GPA or completion of a master’s degree at a regionally accredited institution
  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 cumulative GPA must submit an official report of satisfactory scores on an entrance examination (GMAT or GRE). Score: 400 or higher is the standard, but all scores will be reviewed as part of the admission decision.

US News Report and Ranking

  • #66 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #43 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans
  • #208 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs
  • #241 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • Overall Score 42/100

University Reviews

  • I’m not a huge fan of online learning, but UNCP has made it very manageable this semester. I’m slowly learning to enjoy the online environment more. I am a Junior Music Education major and I absolutely love it.


Acceptance Rate

  • 92%