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NC Business Next

Your journey into the business world begins in Chapel Hill

NC Business Next

UNC Kenan-Flagler is proud to offer the NC Business Next program, a unique opportunity for graduating seniors or recent graduates to enter the school’s top-ranked Full-Time MBA Program in Fall 2020.

Starting your MBA now will help you prepare to make an immediate impact when you launch your career. You’ll make important connections that link your undergraduate studies to new skills in leadership, communications, analytics, and business strategy. You’ll collaborate with your peers and UNC Kenan-Flagler’s world-class faculty in unique experiential learning exercises. Working with career and leadership coaches, you’ll explore paths that reflect your interests, strengths, and aspirations. In two years, the leadership skills, knowledge, and acumen you’ll gain in the program will have prepared you to take on the challenges of the business world.

Open to students from any major, the NC Business Next program features:

  • NC Business Next fellowships: When you apply, you will be automatically considered for a fellowship.
  • NC Business Next mentorship: While you’re in the program you’ll partner with an MBA Dean’s Fellow and receive peer mentorship and guidance that can help you succeed in the program.
  • Analytical Skills Workshop (ASW): As part of the NC Business Next program, you’ll participate in our intensive Analytical Skills Workshop prior to starting your MBA coursework, which will bolster your knowledge of critical business topics.

Selection Criteria

We’re looking for bright, motivated students who aspire to make an impact in the business world and in the communities they serve. The program is open to students with less than two years of professional experience from all undergraduate majors and there are no prerequisite courses. Students with proven quantitative skills, internship and leadership experience, and an analytical mindset are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

The final application deadline for NC Business Next (Fall 2020 entry) has passed. We are currently reviewing all submitted applications and will be releasing admissions decisions by late July.

Fellowships and Financial Aid

Investing in yourself now is a smart decision that will pay dividends throughout your career. We provide several options for funding this investment. In addition to NC Business Next fellowships, we also offer reduced-rate tuition for North Carolina residents and student loan programs.

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