Our Undergraduate Programs offer three degree options, making it possible for you to pursue a wide range of academic and career interests. Each of our degree programs – accounting, business administration and economics – includes general studies in liberal arts and sciences, in-depth courses in your chosen academic major, and opportunities to prepare for a wide variety of careers through electives and areas of concentration. You may also pursue additional interests through minors and special programs offered by other colleges at NC State.
Leadership and communication skills are very important in the business world, and our students gain experience with both through project-based classes, internships, and co-ops, as well involvement in our student organizations and career events. We also want our students to understand the dynamics of today’s global marketplace, and encourage you to take advantage of international study options available through the college and through NC State’s International Programs Office.
NC State University offers many other resources that you can tap as a student of the College of Management – from a world-class library to athletics and the arts. We welcome you to explore this website to learn more about our programs and the NC State College of Management experience.
2013 Enrollment Stats
Accounting: 369 Business Administration: 1,332 Economics: 134Undeclared : 720
Total: 2,555 Students
Jenkins Graduate School of Management
Jenkins Graduate School of Management includes the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accounting (MAC), Master of Global Innovation Management (MGIM) and Graduate Economics (ECON Grad) programs that prepare students for today's technology-rich, global marketplace.
The Jenkins Graduate School of Management is an innovative and intellectual environment where tomorrow’s leaders learn through the active integration of teaching, research and engagement.
Our students benefit from both the research-based knowledge and real-world experience of our faculty, as well as our applied approach to learning.
Our projects bring students, faculty and companies together for innovative problem-solving that has a real impact today and provides real-time application of classroom instruction.
Vice-Chairman and President of the General Bank, Wachovia [retired]
Ben Jenkins is known for his commitment to excellence in all he does. He also understands the value of graduate management education in preparing individuals - especially those with technology oriented backgrounds - for leadership in today's global marketplace. With the continually evolving role of technology in business and industry, Ben saw great value in the NC State College of Management's focus on innovation and technology management and made a gift commitment in 2007 to help support the growth of our graduate programs. The Jenkins Graduate School of Management is named in honor of his commitment. In April 2008, Ben Jenkins received the first Person of the Year Award from the NC State University College of Management.
Jenkins Enrollment 2013
MBA: 450 MAC: 98ECON Grad: 128MGIM: 21MGIM-LUXURY - 46
Total: 743 Students
Master of Business Administration
The NC State Jenkins MBA Program includes a Full-time Program, a Professional MBA at Poole College on NC State’s main campus and at the program’s Research Triangle Park location, and a Professional MBA Online. We offer a comprehensive business education with seven concentrations of study and seven dual degree options.
The MBA Program - part of the college’s Jenkins Graduate School of Management - provides an innovative and intellectual environment where tomorrow’s leaders learn through the active integration of teaching, research and engagement, and an emphasis on the management of technology.
Our students benefit from both the research-based knowledge and real-world experience of our faculty as well as our applied approach to learning. Collaborative projects bring students, faculty and companies together for innovative problem solving that has a real impact today and provides real-time application of classroom instruction. Complementing our academic program is our dedicated career resources team that is available to help you with your internship and job search process from day one.
We encourage you to explore our Jenkins MBA web pages to learn more about our MBA program, as well as our students, faculty and alumni.
MBA Enrollment 2013
Master of Accounting
The NC State Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) Program offers you the opportunity to gain the critical skills needed for today’s professional accounting and business careers.
The MAC Program – part of the Jenkins Graduate School of Management – is an innovative and intellectual environment where tomorrow’s leaders learn through the active integration of teaching, research and engagement. Designed to satisfy the 150 semester hour education requirement for CPA certification, the Jenkins MAC Program also offers concentrations in Information Technology, Enterprise Risk Management, Information Technology and Tax Strategy – plus real world experience gained through internships and study abroad opportunities. Our students enjoy ample opportunities to network with alumni and other representatives of the major accounting firms, and work with our career resources staff members to launch their careers.
MAC Enrollment 2013
MAC Enrollment: 98 Students
Economics Graduate Program
The Graduate Economics Program at North Carolina State University includes masters and doctoral degree programs offered jointly by NC State’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the Poole College of Management.
The inter-departmental nature of this program means that our students can chose their course of study from a wide range of specialty areas, with a faculty of about 50 members who are recognized for their expertise in applied and theoretical research in areas including agricultural economics, natural resource and environmental economics, macro-monetary and international economics, financial economics, and industrial organization.
The faculty provides a stimulating intellectual environment where tomorrow’s leaders learn through the active integration of teaching, research and engagement and benefit from the resources of a major research university.
We invite you to explore our Graduate Economics Program web pages to learn more about our degree programs, as well as our students, faculty and alumni.
ECON Enrollment 2013
Masters: 44 PhD: 84
Total: 128 Students
Master of Global Innovation Management
The Jenkins Master of Global Innovation Management (MGIM) Program is a one-year dual degree program, with one from North Carolina State University in the United States and one from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises Université Paul Cézanne in Aix-Marseille, France.
The curriculum is designed to give engineering, science and other technology-oriented students a strong base in core business management skills while providing in-depth exposure to a host of global innovation management issues. Students learn in France in the first semester, in the U.S. in the second semester, and complete an international internship.
Courses are taught in English, with preparation in conversational French to help students during their semester in France. The program is open to students from around the world, and offers a truly global learning experience with an emphasis on the management of technology.
We invite you to explore our MGIM web pages to learn more about this unique degree program, as well as our students and faculty.
MGIM Enrollment 2013
MGIM Enrollment: 21 Students
Global Luxury Management
The one-year dual degree MGIM Global Luxury Management program is offered by the Jenkins Graduate School in Poole College and SKEMA Business School's Sophia Antipolis campus in France.
The expanding global market for luxury goods and services requires professionals who understand brand management and marketing in today's dynamic global business environment, as well as the culture and heritage of luxury products. GLM provides students with a solid foundation in global luxury management coursework combined with experiential activities that prepare them for leadership in the global luxury marketplace. Students earn two masters degrees, one from NC State and one from SKEMA, in one year.
GLM Enrollment 2013
GLM Enrollment: 46 Students
Master of Supply Chain Engineering and Management
The Master of Supply Chain Engineering and Management (MSCEM) is a one-year program offered at NC State through a partnership between the Poole College of Management's Jenkins Graduate School and the College of Engineering’s Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.
The MSCEM brings together a top-tier industrial engineering program and one of the strongest supply chain management programs available to address a real need in the market: graduates with a targeted set of skills that prepare them for work in operations, supply chain management or logistics.
The one-year program, which includes MBA and graduate-level engineering courses, was specifically designed for students with an engineering or STEM-related background to gain additional quantitative skills coupled with the business acumen needed to solve the real world supply chain and logistical challenges.