Our students continue to work full time; however, MBA@UNC helps them balance an elite MBA, demanding careers, family commitments and hectic travel schedules. Meet a few of our students.
Michelle Johnstone: Challenging Herself to Reach the C-Suite
Director, Marketing and Communications at National Real Estate Advisors
With a BA in theater performance, Michelle had an unlikely start to her commercial real estate career. After reaching a plateau seven years in, she sought an elite MBA program that would also allow her to remain in D.C. Her hard work paid off, and she became the marketing lead for her entire organization.
Dir. Education & Innovation, L.A. County EMS Agency/Asst. Prof. of Clinical Medicine, UCLA David Geffen Sch. of Medicine
After serving as a White House physician during the Obama administration, Denise needed to transition from military to civilian life. She set her sights much higher and applied to MBA@UNC 12 years out of medical school at UCLA. While enrolled, Denise rediscovered her love of learning and has made herself more valuable in the health care field.
Tim studied finance and international business in his undergraduate program at Temple University. After working in private equity for six years, Tim sought to start his own firm. He discovered MBA@UNC through an ad and hasn’t looked back, crediting his classmates for helping him start his business.
Scott studied business management during his undergraduate program at James Madison University. He considered MBA@UNC for two years after a colleague graduated from the program. He applied to help advance his consulting career and was thrilled to reference his studies during an interview with Deloitte.
If you would like to learn more about MBA@UNC, contact an Admissions Counselor at 888-986-2622 or via e-mail. We also invite you to learn more about our diverse students and alumni by viewing more student profiles: