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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

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.

How can a business education help you run a plastic surgery practice?

Andy Lord: So, tell me about San Diego. I guess Ron Burgundy would say, “Stay classy, San Diego.” Amber Yoo: Yes. [Laughing] Lord: We Are Warrington is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business Community about the University of Florida experience, business industry insights, innovative research and more. I’m your host, Andy Lord. Today’s guest is Amber Yoo. Amber is a double gator who earned her bachelor’s

How UF MBA achieved the No. 1 ranking for career services

A significant aspect of any business school’s overall success is the strength and reputation of its career services office and the students who take advantage of the programs and services it offers. Having the opportunity to call yourself “best in the world” is certainly one way to validate one’s success among the top business schools around the globe. Here at the University of Florida-Warrington College of Business, we can do just that. With the recent release of the Financial Times’ Global

What I learned about creating inclusive workspaces from the former CHRO of Stitch Fix and Lululemon

Margo Downs is the former Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) of Stitch Fix and Lululemon; she’s also a speaker, teacher, and advisor who we had the privilege of engaging with in a discussion and Q&A session titled “Creating Inclusive Workspaces.” As an MBA candidate pursuing a career in Human Resources with a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, I was extremely excited to hear from Margo and learn about how we, as future business leaders, can work to create inclusive

‘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 do you stay motivated?

Some days are harder than others. Hard to get up in the morning, tackle your to-do list and get in a little exercise or family time. It’s in these challenging periods that you need to find a little motivation to keep progressing forward, but how do you do that? We Are Warrington podcast host Andy Lord ends every conversation with Warrington business leaders about what they do to stay motivated. See their top tips for motivation below and check out

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