Career Preparation, Faculty Mentorship
Earn your M.B.A. at one of the few schools in the world accredited by AACSB International in both business administration and accounting—and the only business program that has earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award from the Office of the President of the United States.
You’ll work in small classes alongside award-winning faculty who bring professional business experience to the classroom. Many of our professors also serve on boards of major professional and industry organizations, offering valuable links to career and networking opportunities in the region.
In addition to a general course in business management, you can specialize your M.B.A. studies in healthcare administration or human resources management.
Healthcare Administration Concentration
The healthcare industry is booming, and job candidates with strong managerial skills are in high demand. The Healthcare Administration Concentration of the M.B.A. program will give you skills to lead in a healthcare business setting, with courses taught by practitioners in the profession, including the CEO of a regional hospital.
Human Resources Management Concentration
Prepare to be an innovative leader and effective problem-solver in Human Resources Management. Whether you're seeking to advance your career as human resources professional or in business management, this M.B.A. program will provide the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
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The MBA curriculum and a variety of electives will help you build and lead enterprises in a dynamic, global marketplace. You can also concentrate in specific areas to create an emphasis that fits your specific career goals.
Consider UNC’s M.B.A. program if you want to:
- Gain leadership skills that will advance your business career
- Pursue an affordable, flexible graduate program you can complete at your own pace
- Work in small classes with close faculty mentorship
- Business management fundamentals
- Solution-driven problem solving
- Managing global enterprises
- Principles of ethical leadership
- Strategic Management
- Information Technology Strategies for Managers
- Advanced Financial Management
- Economic Analysis
- Business Statistics
- Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Don Gudmundson, Ph.D.
Graduate Programs Coordinator and Professor of Management
Since joining the Monfort College of Business, Don Gudmundson has been instrumental in expanding educational opportunities for students and strengthening connections within the community and among MCB alumni and friends. He has helped to create new graduate business programs and professional experience opportunities that offer students valuable on-the-job training. Gudmundson has also helped to launch a number of successful events in recent years, including the MCB Entrepreneurial Challenge and the All Star Celebration at Coors Field in Denver. His research and consulting interests include issues related to small and family businesses, strategic management, governance and business ethics.
Experience to prepare you for successful careers
“The Monfort College of Business definitely prepares you for the real world. The faculty are accessible and truly care, the technology you work with is state-of-the industry, and the level of dedication among fellow students was high. I highly recommend it.”
-Tyler Smith '03, National Account Manager, Otterbox
Position yourself for future career opportunities and quicker advancement. An M.B.A. gives you greater flexibility in career options and prepares you for management and leadership positions in business. Your degree is also a sound investment: A recent report by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) found that the median annual salary for M.B.A. degree-holders is $100,000. The M.B.A. alumni surveyed also reported that they recouped an average of one-third of their financial investment in their M.B.A. degree program immediately after graduation, with a 100 percent return after four years.
Where can your degree take you?
In the M.B.A. program, you’ll develop a broad base of general business knowledge and technical skills that will put you on the fast-track to advancement in diverse careers. Here are just a few of the top job positions for M.B.A. graduates:
- Chief Technology Officer
- Computer and Information Systems Manager
- Financial Manager
- Health Services Manager
- Management Consultant
- Information Technology Director
- Investment Banker
- Marketing/Sales Manager