Preparing Career-Ready Professionals
The Poole Experience
We enable students to think and do in the classroom — and in their careers.
As a student in the Poole College of Management, you gain a solid business foundation with in-depth training in your chosen field. Our emphasis on experiential learning, corporate partnerships, international and honors programs, and research opportunities are designed to enable you to make an immediate impact in the working world.
From day one, you will dive into core coursework that provides a comprehensive business perspective and join in out-of-classroom experiences that build professionalism. By your junior year, you will be equipped to move into advanced courses in your chosen field. Come graduation, you will have acquired the tools, knowledge, personal and professional development needed to be competitive in today’s multicultural, global marketplace.
Choose from one of four concentrations to prepare for a career in public accounting, business and nonprofits.
Gain the skills and experience required to run a competitive business from a strategic perspective.
Rising to the Next Challenge
Poole College of Management graduate programs share an emphasis on applied learning, which attracts top faculty widely recognized for their research and industry experience. Alongside these professors and our diverse community of leading industry partners, you’ll learn to tackle real-world challenges and gain vital career-building skills.
Master of Business Administration
Advance in your career with the flexible — and globally recognized — Jenkins MBA.
Master of Accounting
Prepare for the your professional accounting career with the Jenkins MAC program — one of the best of its kind in the nation.
Masters Degrees in Economics
Prepare for a career in academia, research, government or the private sector with this graduate program that offers rigorous training in micro- and macro-economic theory, quantitative analysis, and the flexibility to specialize.
Analytics, Leadership, Innovation
NC State Executive Education, based in Poole College, works with you to develop and present programs that meet your needs, as individuals or organizations. Our open-enrollment programs specialize in design thinking, leadership development, innovation management and other key skills. With our collaboratories model, our contextualized learning approach enables you to advance your abilities to solve complex, ambiguous organizational challenges.