UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC Kenan-Flagler was one of the first business schools in the US. It is home to several research centers which look at how business and government address societal problems. In addition to research, Kenan-Flagler also specializes in marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership and real-estate. Beyond the main Chapel Hill, NC campus, UNC Kenan-Flagler has a Bangkok, Thailand campus and is affiliated with five other international universities through the OneMBA program. Additional opportunities for international study are available through Kenan Institute Asia which connects Kenan-Flagler MBA students with internships in Asia and student exchange programs with 40 top business schools.
60.3% of Kenan-Flagler graduates are employed upon graduation. According to US News & World Report, the average base salary for a Kenan-Flagler graduate is $93,926. Famous alumni include Jamba Juice CEO Paul Clayton and Citigroup SVP Helen Ding.
UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program lasts 21 months and includes a summer internship. Students have a choice of 100 electives, including optional global immersion electives and other immersion opportunities.
The two-year evening MBA program consists of Monday and Thursday night classes, 2 immersion weekends and optional global immersion electives. 5 years minimum career experience is required to enroll and the average student has 10 years of career experience.
Kenan-Flagler's Weekend MBA program consists of Friday and Saturday classes and optional global immersion electives. 5 years minimum career experience is required to enroll and the average student has 11 years of career experience.
The OneMBA program is designed for aspiring leaders of multinational organizations. Graduates receive an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler, plus the OneMBA given by the OneMBA school of your choice. Participating OneMBA schools are The Chinese University of Hong Kong, RSM Erasmus University, Tecnologico de Monterray and Fundacao Getulio Vargas.
UNC Kenan-Flagler's online MBA program takes approximately 24 months. Classes are taught by the same faculty as UNC Kenan-Flagler's on-campus MBA program. The MBA@UNC program includes weekly live class sessions and learning modules that students can complete anytime. During class sessions, small groups of 10 to 15 students participate in case studies, discussions, role plays, and breakout groups. Outside of class, students can create their own sessions to collaborate with their classmates in drafting documents, and creating video presentations. In addition to online classes, students are required to attend a 3-day weekend immersion at the end of each quarter. UNC staff report that while students are only required to attend two residencies, most try to attend as many as possible.
Campus Location (USA)North Carolina