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Focus your resolve and work toward the future you are destined for. With a best-in-class breadth of more than 120 part-time programs and a community with unparalleled staying power, we can help you take the next step in your career.

Graduate Business Programs

For students who have a bachelor's degree, these graduate programs are offered by the Belk College of Business.

Professional MBA

Earning an MBA is one of the best investments you can make whether you are just starting out or contemplating your next step in your career.

Commercial Real Estate

Acquire the interdisciplinary skills and financial acumen to analyze, evaluate and execute commercial real estate opportunities.

Quantitative and Financial Analytics

Gain valuable technical skills necessary to advance in the rapidly growing and evolving fields of finance and data science.

Doctorate in Business Administration

Distinguish yourself through this executive-style program that prepares you for advanced careers in management, consulting or a professorship.

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Degree Programs

For students with some higher education beyond high school, choose options for bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral degrees or graduate certificates.


Moving professionals forward in science, technology, engineering, math, and computing.

Health & Human Services

Advancing health and well-being through innovative practices in service, research and teaching

Public Administration

Serving the community through education and training in the public and nonprofit sectors.


Preparing teachers, counselors and school leaders who provide youth with access to the highest quality of education and meeting the needs of all students, regardless of their backgrounds.

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Non-degree Programs

For students who want to add to your resume without committing to a degree program.

Leadership and Management

The modern workplace is diverse and dynamic. Is it your turn to lead? Learn what you need to optimize your organization’s greatest asset: its people.

Coding, Cybersecurity, Fintech

The digital revolution has transformed nearly every aspect of our lives. Advance your career by learning digital skills in hot fields like coding, cybersecurity, FinTech, and more.

HR & Talent Development

Strengthen the skill sets and processes that can help you foster growth among employees and within your organization.

Professional Development

Strengthen your professional skill set and maintain your credentials with professional development courses from UNC Charlotte.

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Academically or Intellectually Gifted

The Graduate Certificate in AIG provides a consistent, cohesive structure for teachers seeking to add on the North Carolina Standard Professional 1 (SP1) AIG Professional Educator’s License.

Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Certificate

The Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Certificate provides K-12 teachers with skills in using data and current research on literacy to design and implement classroom literacy instruction and interventions. This is a 12-hour certificate program that focuses on...

Anti-Racism in Urban Education

The Graduate Certificate in Anti-Racism in Urban Education provides a coherent curriculum that draws from four content courses addressing race and racism in professional or organizational spaces. The Certificate caters to individuals interested in an advanced degree that...

Applied Artificial Intelligence

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Artificial Intelligence (AAI) provides graduate students with the opportunity to reach a demonstrated level of competence in the area of Artificial Intelligence and apply such knowledge to the solution of practical problems. Coursework...

Applied Econometrics Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Econometrics provides students with a strong foundation in applied econometrics, a skill set that is increasingly in demand. In addition, students considering graduate study in economics have the opportunity to explore material prior to...

Types of Programs

Professional Development Courses

  • Strengthen your professional skill set
  • For professionals who maintain their credentials
  • Courses last from 1 hour to 2 days

Digital Skills & Technology Boot Camp

  • Develop the most in-demand skills
  • For individuals looking for an immersive experience
  • Finish in 12-24 weeks

Career Advancement Certificates

  • Level-up or change your career in non-credit courses
  • For aspiring career changers and industry professionals
  • Finish within 6 months to a year

Graduate Degree & Certificate Programs

  • Earn credit toward a graduate degree 
  • For professionals seeking an advanced degree
  • Finish in 1-3 years (depending on the program)

Corporate/Custom Training & Executive Education

  • Create a strategically designed program for skill-centered results
  • For organizations who need customized solutions
  • Program length is tailored to your needs