MBA Alumni Testimonials


"I have found that pursuing an MBA at CCU is probably one of the best decisions I've made in my recent adult life. I initially decided to pursue the degree, as I am currently a nonprofit director, and my organization is about to undergo major change. I wanted to be ready for the change."

-Dedric Bonds '21, MBA (Nonprofit Administration)


"I had a list of must-haves (i.e., degree requirements, work experience, etc.), and a list of wants (i.e., location, concentration, and additional opportunities for students). It took me a long time to find programs that had all the must-haves. Through extensive rounds of research, I found CCU, and it was perfect!"

-Savannah Campbell '20, MBA (Health Care Administration)


"After receiving my undergraduate degree from CCU, I had the honor of being the Wall College's first student accepted into the newly formed MBA program. Coastal's MBA program offered an unparalleled value compared to other MBA programs I considered throughout the Carolinas."

-Brandon Charpied '09, MBA


"I had a terrific learning experience at CCU. The skills I acquired have helped me succeed both personally and professionally."

-Bryce Etter '20, MBA (Health Care Administration)


"I had a great experience while enrolled in the MBA program at CCU. I enjoyed the classes and my classmates. The professors were very knowledgeable, and the coursework challenged me beyond my expectations."

-Alexander Franklin '20, MBA


"I take pride in having a CCU MBA diploma, and I think I value the graduate program experience even more. There were many ups and downs within the 15-month program. Working with actual local businesses was crucial to re-enforcing the academic research I conducted during my experience. The MBA program at CCU is designed to push students to work as a team to accomplish goals."

-Tyler Graham '17, MBA


Chuck Harrell

"I did a great deal of research on MBA programs across the country. CCU set itself apart to me because the Wall College of Business has strong accreditations and a robust reputation in business education, all at a reasonable price."

-Chuck Harrell '21, MBA (Commercial and Investment Real Estate)


"I had a great experience while at CCU. The faculty is so nice and helpful, and everyone on campus tries to make you feel welcome."

-Hailey Heimbach '21, MBA


"I attended CCU as an undergraduate and had a great experience, As a wife and busy mom of two with a thriving career, the online MBA was a great fit for my lifestyle. The cost is also competitive, and because I work in health care, I was attracted to the health care concentration offering."

-Kasey Herrington '21, MBA (Health Care Administration)


"The online format gave me the flexibility to serve my country abroad while achieving my educational and personal goals."

-Lieutenant Commander Nicholas Jackson '21, MBA (Health Care Administration)


"Working for a Fortune 100 company, you must have the proper credentials. I believe getting my MBA helped provide me with a competitive advantage."

-Jay Martin '21, MBA (Commercial and Investment Real Estate)



"The CCU MBA program offers a unique experience that enables its students to pursue greatness in the business world."

-Bianca Muckle '18, MBA


"My experience in the MBA program was extremely positive. I can happily say I have great reference points and connections with professors from the field. I love Coastal and the opportunities it presented me. Chants Up!"

-Robert Picano '21, MBA



"I truly feel that, without my MBA, I wouldn't be in my current position. CCU's MBA program prepared me for both my current career and any future career path I embark on."

-Alex Rose '20, MBA


"Throughout my experiences as a graduate student, CCU offered me continuous support and access to resources. Professors and staff genuinely care about student success and helping students reach their goals."

-Shelley Sasser '21, MBA (Health Care Administration)


"I feel I definitely have a professional advantage since receiving my MBA at Coastal. I have a traditional education in nonprofit administration that made me a more competitive candidate for future positions."

 -Lauren Smith '21, MBA (Nonprofit Administration)


"Coastal Carolina University became a second home for me. They have a great staff and professors who truly care about their students' development."

-Liam Sullivan '21, MBA (Health Care Administration)


"My experience in the program was great! I met passionate, experienced professors and am supported by amazing advisors and directors. There is great guidance and opportunity."

-Alexis Sweet '21, MBA (Commercial and Investment Real Estate Concentration)