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Why an MBA

Hone your skills. Master new knowledge. Create impact. Change the world.
The practical business skills and knowledge you’ll acquire with an MBA make it one of the most powerful graduate degrees you can pursue.

  • An MBA will give you a tangible competitive advantage in the job market, equipping you with the skills to add significant value to employers and influence organizations for the better.
  • An MBA can also refocus your career objectives, uncover new opportunities and identify paths to success you may have never thought of.
  • The right MBA can be genuinely transformative, changing the way you think about yourself, your potential and the view ahead.

Why UNC Kenan-Flagler

Our top-ranked, STEM-designated MBA programs are designed to ensure your experience is as strong as your education. All five of our MBA program formats share common strengths: faculty and classmates invested in your success, powerful coursework you can customize to your objectives, a challenging yet collaborative learning environment, tailored leadership development, and a career services team dedicated to your long-term success.

The UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA is designed to transform you into a strategic, data-driven leader who will make an impact at every phase of your career.

  • Consistently ranked among the best MBAs in the world
  • Renowned faculty who are world-class researchers and expert teachers
  • Future-forward, customizable curriculum
  • A challenging, collaborative and diverse learning environment
  • Tailored leadership development programming
  • A career services team dedicated to your long-term success
  • STEM-designated reflecting the analytical rigor of our degree

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Top 20 MBA program
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One MBA. Five ways.

Which is best for you?

Compare Our MBA Formats

Full-Time Online Evening Executive Weekend Executive Charlotte Executive
Average Work Experience 5 years 10 years 9 years 12 years 10 years
Program Length 21 months 18-36 months 24 months 21 months 24 months
Start Date(s) August January, April, July, October September January September
Delivery Format In-person Online (live + on-demand) In-person/Online In-person/Online In-person/Online
Class Times Daytime (Monday-Thursday) Evenings Evenings Weekends Evenings, and occasional Friday afternoons
Student Diversity

Cultivating an inclusive community

We know that when people feel comfortable to express themselves in an authentic way they are free to flourish.

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At UNC Kenan-Flagler, we believe that a thriving community is critical to our success as an institution. Inclusion and diversity are critical strengths of the UNC Kenan-Flagler community, ensuring that we learn more from each other, hold ourselves to a higher collective standard and make more meaningful connections with one another.

We strive to instill and foster a genuinely welcoming and safe environment for all of our community members — students, faculty and administration — across all of our MBA programs.

It is the UNC Kenan-Flagler way to be ever-seeking ways to change the world for the better, and we see our continuing commitment to expanding diversity and inclusion as an essential part of that always-evolving work.