GREENSBORO, N.C. — North Carolina A&T received some very high praise recently. Last week, U.S. News and World Report put out their top 100 MBA program rankings, and the Aggies were on that list with some of the most prestigious schools in the country, with a majority of the grads flourishing in the workplace.
Whenever your university is mentioned with the likes of Stanford and Harvard, you know you're doing something right. That's the case for the MBA program at North Carolina A&T.
Today I spoke with two of the many people responsible for the evolution of the Willie A Deese college of business & economics.
According to a US News & World Report, the Willie Deese business school ranks number 96th in the country and second amongst HBCU business programs.
Dr. Eric Gladney and Dean Clay Gloster are two of the people responsible for the most recent successes of the MBA program.
Once a student graduates from the MBA program, on average they bring in $77,000 a year.
And 94% of graduates find employment within three months of graduation, besting Harvard and Stanford.
Dr. Eric Gladney is the Director of the MBA program, he attributes two reasons to the success of the students, "It's a combination of the academic rigor that we have here within the curriculum of the MBA program, integrated with the nurture that we give our students."
Clay Gloster, is the Dean of the Graduate College, he thanks his staff and students for the department's success, "I really think that A&T is a special institution where the faculty really care about student success. And really wrap their arms around the students and ensure that they have a quality experience."
The Graduate school at North Carolina A&T is still taking applications for the upcoming fall semester. The deadline is July 1. So, it's not too late to become part of one of the best graduate programs in the country.