Masters in Business Administration
210819 Nasir Assar
Associate Professor of Economics; MBA Program Director
The High Point University MBA offers a practical, skills based curriculum managers can apply in professional work environments. Students enjoy small classes and personal interaction with experienced professors who focus on a quality graduate learning experience. In the classroom, current business knowledge is delivered through the use of case studies, simulations, and a variety of projects. The program consists of 10 graduate courses (30 semester hours), which may be completed within 12 months.

HPU Advantage:

-The only MBA program in the area with coursework options in sales, negotiation and leadership

-Learn Today, Apply Tomorrow:  A customized curriculum allows you to use what you learn on the job right away

-Evening classes are offered Monday – Thursday from 6 – 9 pm.

-The program consists of 10 graduate courses which can be completed in 12 months, or you may opt to spread the coursework out over a longer period of time to accommodate a busy schedule.

-Business knowledge is delivered through the use of case studies, simulation, and a variety of projects and team-based work.

Admission Terms: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Deadlines for Application Materials:

Please see Admissions Information page for deadlines.

Application Materials:

Applicants must have a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college and an acceptable GPA (3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale). An admission decision takes into consideration the applicant’s GPA, completed course work, professional work experience, personal and professional goals for the degree, as well as the information provided by references.

Required materials include:

  • online application with a nonrefundable $50 application fee
  • an official transcript from all colleges attended excluding High Point University. If you have attended High Point University you must include it on your application. Graduate Admissions staff will request that transcript for you once your application is submitted.
  • resume
  • essay about interest in the program and goals for the degree
  • three professional or academic reference reports (Waived for International MBA Applicants)

Exceptions to any admission requirement may be considered under special circumstances.


Degree: Master of Business Administration
Transfer of Credit: The M.B.A. program does not accept transfer of credit. All credit toward the degree must be earned in High Point University courses.
Computer Requirement: A laptop computer is necessary to fulfill a number of course assignments and is therefore required of all students enrolled in the M.B.A. program.
Class Time:   6:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Monday – Thursday

Master of Business Administration (30 semester hours)

Program of Study - M.B.A
ACC 5130Managerial Accounting (Prerequisite required)
FIN 5330Financial Markets and Corporate Strategy
MGT 5020Organizational Behavior
MGT 5290Global Supply Chain and Operations Management
MGT 5750Strategic Management
MKT 5110 Marketing in a Global Economy
Select four courses from the following:
BUA 5010Applied Business Research
BUA 5050Business Analytics
BUA 5080Business Practicum
COM 5300Health Communication Research and Strategies
COM 5310Culture and Health Communication
COM 5320Interpersonal Health Communication
COM 5330Health Communication Campaigns
COM 5350Topics in Health Communication
MGT 5040Leadership Negotiation
MGT 5050Global Leadership
MGT 5600Healthcare Management
MKT 5070Negotiation in Sales
MKT 5080Market-Based Management
MKT 5090Product and Brand Management