The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is the flagship institution of the University of North Carolina System. The Tar Heels are known for their school colors of light blue and white, their rich athletic history, and a legendary rivalry with Duke University, located just 12 miles down the road.
But UNC is also known for its academics, high graduation rates, and low tuition rates, having been named the country’s best public value college by financial magazine Kiplinger 12 years in a row. UNC also topped the Princeton Review’s best value list in 2012.
UNC offers a variety of online degree programs to students at the certificate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Its online program offerings are in the health, business, and communications fields.
Students can earn master’s degrees from UNC in healthcare administration, public health, business administration, public health leadership, molecular diagnostic science, radiologic science, public administration and technology and communication.
Certificates are available in highly specialized fields, such as auditory learning for young children with hearing loss; community preparedness and disaster management; core public health concepts; field epidemiology; occupational health nursing; public health leadership; and technology and communication.
Online doctorates are available in public health and transitional doctor of physical therapy.
UNC is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.