MBA alumni at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School now have the opportunity to enroll in classes in the new online program, MBA@UNC, the school announced last week. Launched in July 2011, MBA@UNC is designed for working professionals who want to earn their MBA from a top-ranked business school and value the flexibility of an online program.
“Our alumni can continue their MBA education from wherever they are in the world,” says Susan Cates, MBA@UNC executive director. “Courses are taught by top professors, some of whom alumni learned from when they were in Chapel Hill and others who joined UNC Kenan-Flagler after they graduated.”
“We expect that the classes will appeal to alumni who want to update their skills, need to broaden their knowledge as they change functions, or work in rapidly changing fields,” says Cates.
Alumni will enroll for a quarter, take a course for a grade (they may not audit) and receive credit on their transcripts. They will pay $800 for each course to cover the costs of software licensing support, technical support, textbooks and course materials.
They will attend classes along with current students, and do all of the work – readings, projects and exams. Alumni of any UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA program can take any MBA@UNC course that is being offered during the quarter.
MBA alumni may register this summer for classes that begin in October and end in December.