UNC Welcomes First Class to Online MBA Program
Congratulations and welcome to the incoming class of students in the first MBA@UNC class, kicking off the next step in their educations at University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School when the program launches on July 4, 2011.
UNC Kenan-Flagler’s newest MBA program was created for working professionals who want to earn their MBA from a top-ranked business school from anywhere in the world. Using an innovative new system students will take part in online class sessions and have access to world-class faculty, with other leading professionals as classmates.
The mix of the 19 incoming students covers the spectrum of professional backgrounds: almost half come from a scientific or engineering background and 28 percent are women. They average more than 8.5 years of work experience in a variety of industries and organizations, including Bank of America, Harrah’s Entertainment and Tribal Casino Gaming, Lockheed Martin, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines and Wells Fargo. Many already have advanced degrees including PhDs and JDs, and graduated from top universities including Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Cambridge, U.S. Naval Academy and of course UNC.