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What career types can benefit from an MBA?

Business acumen is pervasive throughout many industries and there are numerous career paths that can benefit from adding business knowledge to their repertoire. While individuals from all educational and career backgrounds can benefit from an MBA, we asked UF MBA alumni with backgrounds in medicine, law, engineering, communications, STEM and the military to share why an MBA was right for them.  Read on to see what UF MBA alumni in each of these fields had to say about how an

Virtual event highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace

Students from across the Warrington College of Business and UF were invited to a new event from Business Career Services designed to showcase the importance of diversity in the workplace. Over the three-night event, called Diversity in the Workplace, students had the opportunity to hear from Dr. “Bowtie” Todd Jenkins on why inclusivity is important to everyone, a team from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) on how diversity influences their business decisions, Margo Downs on creating inclusive workplaces and a game

Strong performance for UF MBA in latest US News ranking, despite pandemic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In spite of a volatile year with plenty of challenges for higher education, UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business held onto its strong position on U.S. News & World Report’s “2022 Best Graduate Schools” released Tuesday. For the third consecutive year, UF MBA was named among the top 10 U.S. public programs and top 30 national programs. The UF MBA Full-Time program rose to the No. 26 spot overall and the No.

Meet the women of the UF Doctor of Business Administration

This Women’s History Month, the Warrington College of Business is honored to highlight just a few of our incredible female Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) alumni and students. Read about the impactful research of women across multiple UF DBA classes, why they joined the program and how it’s helping them achieve their professional and personal goals. Class of 2017  Jennifer Cainas | Clinical Professor | University of South Florida – Main Campus Dissertation – “The Impact of CEO Regulatory Focus

‘It’s intense’: four students reflect on doing an online MBA

The pandemic has added to the pressures, but Zoom chats with classmates help lighten the load. UF MBA Online alumnus Benjamin Castro (BSBA ’15, MBA ’20) shares about his experience in the program in this story from the Financial Times. 

UF MBA Online earns top marks across the board in latest from Financial Times

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In a time when the ability to earn a great education online has been critical, the UF MBA Online program has again proven itself as one of the best options available to students, according to the Financial Times’ “2021 Top 15 Online MBA Programs” ranking released Monday. “The pandemic has changed much about our world, including access to online education,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “With more options than ever before, UF

How this Master of Science in Management graduate earned consistent promotions

Chantel Forrest graduated in 2009 from the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program and today works with Otis Elevators. She looks after service, modernization and new equipment business, including sales and the field operation. Read on to see how an MSM helped Chantel in her career. Q: Tell us about yourself.   Forrest: “I am from Miami, Florida. I went to undergrad at UF and obtained my bachelor’s degree in hospitality management (recreation, parks, and tourism).” Q: Why did

Second annual Diversity Weekend highlights UF MBA’s inclusivity

In February, UF MBA hosted its second annual Diversity Weekend, where prospective students virtually learned about how UF MBA embraces and supports its MBAs from diverse backgrounds. We asked the Diversity Committee, made of current UF MBA students, to share about the event, how this event helps prospective students, why it’s important and more. Read on to see what they had to say.   Q: What is Diversity Weekend all about? The UF MBA Diversity Weekend 2021 was a fun,

4 ways an MBA will help you achieve your career goals

For many people looking to advance their career, an MBA is often a route they consider. But with opportunity costs like time and money, is an MBA really the best option? To answer that, we’ve collected the top four ways an MBA will allow you to achieve the kind of career success you’ve dreamed of having. Read on to see the critical skills you’ll learn with an MBA that will help you achieve your career goals.   1. An increased

New UF Warrington, FAMU partnership to address diversity in real estate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business is proud to announce a new scholarship for students who attended Florida A&M University (FAMU) or other Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCU) and are interested in studying real estate. The Bergstrom-Crossman Real Estate Scholarship will be awarded annually through the Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center to support students qualified for the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program with undergraduate degrees from Florida