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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

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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

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Why veterans should consider an MBA

Reading Time: 5 minutes As military members transition to civilian life, an important question often arises – what next? If you’re currently deciding what your next step will be, you might be considering supplementing your education with an MBA to help prepare you for life after serving in the United States Armed Forces. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this story, we spoke with current UF MBA students who are veterans about why they decided to pursue an MBA and

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UF MBA Full-Time remains among top 10 publics

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business held its strong position among the top programs in The Economist’s 2019 Which MBA Full-Time Rankings, coming in at No. 8 among U.S. public universities.   The UF MBA Full-Time program was ranked the No. 30 program in the world and No. 23 program in the nation. In addition to being ranked among the nation’s top 10 publics, the UF MBA Full-Time program remained in the

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Meet our Executive Director of Recruiting: Andy Lord

Reading Time: 3 minutes Considering a master’s degree from the University of Florida? Meet the fearless leader who will guide you along your journey, from choosing which program is right for you to the application process and beyond, UF Hough Graduate School of Business Executive Director of Recruiting Andy Lord.  Andy Lord is Executive Director of Recruiting for the UF Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business. He has been with the University of Florida since 2001, most recently serving