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Prioritizing a Degree

After 25 years of working in the field of civil engineering, Ray Piacente (BSBA ’17) has built strong leadership skills, learned how to manage a team, and developed robust communication abilities. However, there was something missing from his background that would help him further advance his skills and career opportunities. A college degree. Piacente officially became a graduate of the Heavener School of Business’s online BSBA program in December 2017. “I was really impressed with the online program [at UF],”

Career focus generates curriculum changes

Along with the expansion of Business Career Services into the Heavener School of Business, undergraduate students will now also have a chance to further their career preparation through two new classes – a career readiness course for second-year students and a leadership class for third-year students. The additional classes will be offered to keep Heavener students engaged with faculty and staff in face-to-face, on-campus classes that are designed to ensure that students make the investments necessary to maximize their career

Expanding online business education

The Heavener School of Business has long been a leader in online education at UF. The Online BSBA continues to be one of the most popular majors at UF Online, the university’s online education division, with 29% of UF Online students enrolled in the program. With the launch of the Online BABA in Spring 2017, students now have the opportunity to pursue the degree on their own schedule and tailor it to their individual goals and interests. The dynamic Online