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Warrington College of Business Specialized Mater's Programs

UF Warrington introduces two new degree options for business and non-business majors

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida is bolstering its lineup of specialized master’s degree program options to include one new degree program and one new program option. Starting in the fall of 2020, students majoring in business can pursue a Master of Science in Marketing and students with or without a business background can pursue a Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management with a specialization in Business Analytics. The Master

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How a Master of Science in Management complements this alumna’s medical school goals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Master of Science in Management (MSM) alumna Leanne Dumeny is currently pursuing her MD/Ph.D. at the University of Florida. We spoke with Dumeny about why she felt a business degree would complement her science background, how an MSM has been beneficial on her academic journey, why she would recommend an MSM to other medical students and more.  Q: Can you tell us about your academic journey to UF’s medical school? Dumeny: “I graduated from the combined MSM program to complement

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Why communications professionals should consider an MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law, health care, technology, communication and the sciences. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this series, we talk with MBA alumni and current students across each of these fields about how they are putting their business knowledge to

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How a Master of International Business is propelling this alumna’s career

Reading Time: 4 minutes Erin Crowder (MIB ’13) is a medical device sales representative for Boston Scientific. We spoke with Erin about her experience in the Master of International Business (MIB) program, challenges she’s faced in her career and how she overcame them and advice she has for others interested in a master’s degree in international business. Q: Tell us about your journey after you graduated from the Master of International Business program.   Crowder: “Sales always appealed to me; I admired the dynamic

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Inaugural Washington Campus residency highlights the critical connection between government and business for this UF MBA student

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Ramona Saridakis Bean, MBA ’20 This October, I had the opportunity to be part of the inaugural UF MBA group to participate in the Washington Campus residency based in Washington, D.C. in a program called Managing Business, Public Affairs, and Public Policy. My resume includes experience as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill for a former Florida congressman and time as a political appointee assigned to the U.S. Treasury Department under Secretary Henry Paulson during President George W. Bush’s

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These are the top 4 electives UF MBA students choose to take

Reading Time: 5 minutes Outside of the core courses UF MBA includes in its curriculum, students have multiple options for elective courses. We looked at the top elective courses by enrollment in the 2018-2019 academic year to determine this list of UF MBA class favorites. Hear from four Full-Time UF MBA alumni about why they enjoyed each class, what their biggest takeaway was and if they think you should take the class, too. See what they had to say about the top UF MBA

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Embracing Brazilian culture on Global Immersion Experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Zakiya Smith-Dore, CVP (MBA ’20) The University of Florida is known for its top ranked academic programs and its continuous commitment to “go greater.” As a Double Gator and employee of UF, I could not imagine pursuing my graduate degree anywhere else! The UF MBA program facilitates the university’s mission to go greater in a variety of ways. Global Immersion Experience (GIE) trips go beyond the textbooks to allow for tangible application of international business studies. I attended this

Jack Abbruzzese

How this sustainability major is benefitting from a Master of Science in Management

Reading Time: 3 minutes Meet Jack Abbruzzese, a current combined Master of Science in Management student graduating in 2020. His undergraduate major is Sustainability and the Built Environment. Jack works as the Director of Sustainability for Imprint Genius, a fast growing collegiate startup. Imprint Genius is a full-scale, innovative student run promotional marketing company. Q: How did you decide to go into the field of sustainability? Abbruzzese: “I have always been an environmentalist. In 8th grade, I wrote a letter to my principal advocating

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Let’s talk money and an MBA

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve heard the saying before – money doesn’t grow on trees…or does it? If you’re considering an MBA, you can find money growing from the piece of paper you receive when you complete the program – your diploma. And don’t just take it from us. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that higher education pays (a lot) higher. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2018, people with professional degrees have median usual weekly earnings of $1,884,

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UF MBA Full-Time makes 23-place leap in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business made an impressive 23-place jump among U.S. business schools to the No. 32 spot on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools 2019-20 Ranking. UF MBA also leapt 16 places among U.S. public schools to No. 11, placing it close to its recent top 10 rankings from The Economist and U.S. News & World Report. “We’re proud to see such an exceptional jump in the rankings from Bloomberg