The Charlotte Professional MBA program offers an outstanding educational experience for aspiring managers and leaders. With a comprehensive course format, a distinguished resident faculty, and a variety of academic concentrations, the Professional MBA program offers a top-quality graduate education in one of the most dynamic business climates in the United States.
Over 50 years ago, UNC Charlotte launched the first graduate program in the region for working business professionals. Today, Belk College’s nationally ranked part-time MBA has more than 4,200 alumni. The Belk College’s oldest and largest graduate program, the MBA has continued to grow to serve the Charlotte region and beyond.
The MBA program is comprised of 36 graduate credit hours: a core curriculum that immerses students in critical areas like finance, marketing, management, and operations (24 hours) and a concentration or elective courses (12 hours). With 15 concentrations available, you can customize your MBA to accomplish your career goals.
The Professional MBA program is designed to meet your individual needs. We offer the flexibility to complete your degree full-time in as little as three semesters. On average, full-time MBA students complete the program in two years and part-time students in three years. Evening courses are conveniently offered at The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City located in Uptown Charlotte. Classes are held year-round, during two 15-week semesters (fall and spring) and two 5-week summer sessions.
Required core courses are offered in a hybrid format. For students with robust travel schedules and busy lives, this option allows you to attend core classes face-to-face every other week, with online learning taking place the alternating week.