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UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA | Online

The No-Compromise Online MBA

UNC Kenan-Flagler’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a top-ranked program that prepares high achievers, like you, to become exceptional leaders who can effectively analyze problems, think strategically and build strong global organizations.

Our online MBA program empowers you to develop a leadership style that reflects your values, amplifies your strengths and positions you for success—all without disrupting your life or your job. 

Complete the online MBA in as few as 18 months or up to 36 months.

Customizable Online MBA Curriculum.

Designed by some of the sharpest business minds in the world, the 62-credit curriculum combines core courses, elective courses, and optional in-person immersions, global experiences and concentrations. You will build essential skills in areas such as business strategy, economics and management—and you will graduate with the technical business acumen and leadership ability you need to achieve your most ambitious goals. 

As a student in the online MBA program, you will:

  • Learn from top UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty who have a wealth of business knowledge.
  • Receive career resources and coaching during the program and after graduation.
  • Apply your knowledge at in-person Summits on campus and in cities around the world. 
  • Access a powerful, global network of over 44,000 business school alumni.

Online MBA Concentrations

MBA@UNC offers six concentrations. Take control of your career direction, enhance a specific skill set, and increase your marketability with these specializations. 

Data Analytics and Decision Making 

The online MBA Data Analytics and Decision Making concentration is designed for students who want to enhance their ability to make strategic business decisions by leveraging data.

You will learn critical data analysis skills and how to communicate data-driven strategies to benefit your organization.


The online MBA Entrepreneurship concentration is for ambitious individuals with aspirations of launching their own commercial ventures. This concentration will help you bring your business ideas to life and spans a broad range of entrepreneurial topics, such as:

  • Managing innovation
  • Corporate strategy
  • Innovation and social entrepreneurship in developing economies
  • New ventures discovery
  • Business innovation
  • Technology management


The online MBA Finance concentration equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to further their careers within financial services. The flexible nature of the MBA@UNC curriculum allows you to explore a variety of finance topics, including:

  • Managerial accounting
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Taxes
  • Business strategies

Management and Leadership 

The online MBA Management and Leadership concentration takes an experiential learning approach to prepare students for a wide variety of senior-level roles across functions and industries.

You will develop analytical, leadership and decision-making skills through curated coursework and practice that can aid in expanding your role within a current organization or in a new position. Skills explored include maximizing team effectiveness; embracing change and driving results; empowering and delegating; and problem solving and decision making.


The online MBA Marketing concentration at MBA@UNC expands on the fundamentals of marketing and offers specialized courses in a variety of areas, including:

  • Customer and product management
  • Market analysis
  • Global marketing strategies
  • Services marketing

Strategy and Consulting

The online MBA Strategy and Consulting concentration takes an experiential learning approach to prepare students for roles as business consultants and internal corporate strategy professionals.

You will develop analytical, leadership and client management skills through guided practice and exercise that can aid in expanding your role within a current organization or in a new position. 

Application Requirements

UNC Kenan-Flagler seeks students whose academic background, professional experience and leadership abilities meet our rigorous demands. We require MBA@UNC applicants to have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of professional work experience.

To complete your online MBA@UNC application, you must submit the following materials:

  • $150 application fee
  • Resume or CV
  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essays
  • GMAT/GRE test scores (if you have fewer than five years of professional experience)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic Exam scores for non-native English speakers

Ready to Put Your Ambition to Work? 

​​When you start an application, we’ll connect you with an Admissions Counselor who can offer personalized guidance and support.

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Academics and curriculum

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