Master of International Business Articles

Three Asian students stand up for a photo during a football game in a crowded stadium.

A day in the life of an international student

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yaan Zhu made the move from his home in China to the United States in 2019 so he could earn a Master of International Business degree from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. We asked Yaan to describe what a typical day is like for him at Warrington. See what he had to say about his days on campus, the friends he’s made, what he likes about Florida and how his time at Warrington is preparing him for

Master of International Business trip provides global business perspective

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Luiza Duarte (MIB ’19) I have always been curious about learning and understanding different cultures, which developed my passion for traveling. It was also one of the incentives for me to come from Brazil to study in the United States. When I go to a new country or a new city, I make sure I do my research beforehand. I look for the typical food of the region, read reviews about the tourist points, search about their history, and

Andy Lord

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

Lene Staertzel

How a Master of International Business alumna made her career in the luxury automobile industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lene Staertzel completed her Master of International Business (MIB) in 2011. She now works as the Delivery Programs Manager for Porsche Cars. In her free time, she enjoys running marathons (the Big Sur Marathon is her favorite) and reading, which she keeps up with by using Audible. (The best thing about Audible is being able to speed up the reading so you can learn things more quickly, she said.) We spoke with Staertzel about how the Master of International Business

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Student Spotlight: Rachael Kramer

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2016, Rachael Kramer (BSBA ’19, MIB ’20) started her first year at the University of Florida Heavener School of Business and as one of the newest members of the UF Volleyball team. Just a few years later, she completed her undergraduate degree in marketing and played in all 33 UF Volleyball matches in her junior year. She’s now working to complete her Master of International Business while continuing as a middle blocker for the Gator Volleyball team. We spoke

Alysse Rothbaum sits in Barcelona.

Master of International Business alumna highlights the importance of teamwork in school and after

Reading Time: 3 minutes Alysse Rothbaum completed her BSBA in 2011 and Master of International Business (MIB) in 2012. Today, Alysse works as a Demand & Deployment Analyst at Victoria’s Secret.  Alysse spoke with us about how her MIB degree set her up for success in New York City and advice she has for current students. By Alysse Rothbaum, BSBA ’11, MIB ’12 After graduating with my Master of International Business, I did what most Floridians do – move to Kansas! To be honest,

Six photos in collage of Adam Sotomayor at the White House, Paris and the beach

How the Master of International Business program prepared this alumnus for a career with the U.S. Department of State

Reading Time: 3 minutes Adam Sotomayor (BSBA ’10, MIB ’10) serves in the United States Department of State (DOS) as a Foreign Affairs Officer in Counterterrorism Finance & Designations. His journey has taken him to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and France. Recently Adam was selected for the 2019 French American Foundation Young Leaders Program. In this story, Sotomayor reflects on how the Master of International Business program set him up for success in his career in public service. Thanks to UF’s Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars

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Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2018-2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the 2018-2019 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent

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Master of International Business alumnus shares advice for post-graduation career success

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jason Koester (BSBA ’11, MIB ’12) is an Account Executive with Amazon. He has built experience in sales, branded content, customer relationship management, and marketing and event planning throughout his career. While he initially didn’t think sales was the right career path for him, he’s since realized that it was actually a career he was well suited for. We spoke with Koester about his career, how the Master of International Business (MIB) program prepared him for life after college and

Eduniversal 2019 Best Master's Degrees with #1 rankings for management and real estate, #2 ranking for international business and entrepreneurship and #4 ranking for Full-Time MBA

Five Hough graduate programs earn top 5 ranking among publics for second year

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master’s degree programs across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business remained in the top five among public institutions for the second consecutive year in the 2019 edition of Eduniversal’s Best Master’s Ranking. Now for the third year, the Master of Science in Management took the No. 1 position among U.S. publics, and the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program earned its second No. 1