UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a STEM-designated Business Analytics and Management Science Concentration for students interested in developing the analytics skills to make informed, data-driven strategic business decisions. Coursework provides a broad and in-depth view of statistical modeling, data management and data visualization. These highly marketable skills will prepare you for a variety of leadership roles across industries, including energy, retailing, consumer packaged goods, fintech, biotechnology and healthcare.
Today’s digital economy requires leaders and specialists who are expert in collecting large amounts of data and transforming it into actionable insights to drive positive business results. Through the Business Analytics and Management Science Concentration, you gain a strong understanding of business-relevant math and science concepts, learn to navigate large volumes of data, and determine how to apply this knowledge in a diverse set of business functions.
The STEM-designated Business Analytics and Management Science Concentration reflects UNC Kenan-Flagler’s commitment to preparing business leaders for the challenges and opportunities of business in the 21st century. This widely-recognized designation indicates the concentration’s rigorous curricular emphasis on analytics, technology, and data-driven decision making.
As part of the STEM designation, international students who pursue this concentration are eligible for a two-year extension on the initial one-year Optional Practice Training (OPT) period that you are given to work in the U.S. before applying for a visa.