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The MBA@UNC curriculum is designed and delivered by UNC Kenan-Flagler’s world-class research and teaching faculty. Courses prepare students to be exceptional leaders with the ability to effectively analyze problems, think strategically and build strong global organizations.

MBA@UNC requires students to complete 66 credit hours over an 18-36 month time period. Our curriculum consists of core courses designed to build foundational business knowledge, as well as a number of elective courses that allow students to tailor their education to their own unique career goals. MBA@UNC students also have the opportunity to take credit-bearing elective coursework from other online graduate programs delivered by several top-tier colleges and universities. Following graduation, all UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni may continue to register for courses for a nominal course fee. This unique benefit allows alumni to continually refresh their knowledge and skills and take new electives that are developed each year.

Learn more about the world-class MBA@UNC curriculum below:

Core Courses

These foundational courses build essential skills in core areas such as business strategy, economics and management. Learn more about core courses >

Elective Courses

Core curriculum is supplemented by a choice of elective courses that allow students to focus their studies in specialized areas. Explore MBA@UNC’s elective offerings >

Cross-University Courses

To further expand opportunities for customization, students can elect to take courses from a number of other top universities. Learn more about these cross-program offerings >


2015 Academic Calendar January Quarter April Quarter July Quarter October Quarter
First Day of Class 1/5/15 4/6/15 7/6/15 10/5/15
Last Day of Class 3/15/15 6/14/15 9/13/15 12/13/15
Exams 3/13/15 – 3/16/15 6/12/15 – 6/15/15 9/11/15 – 9/14/15 12/11/15 – 12/14/15
Immersion 3/20/15 – 3/22/15 6/19/15 – 6/21/15 9/18/15 – 9/20/15 12/18/15 – 12/20/15


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