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How a Master of Science in Management broadened this advertising student’s skill set

Monique Atkinson recently completed her Master of Science in Management (MSM) from the University of Florida. Atkinson (MSM ’20) is now working for General Dynamics Information Technology in Acquisition Compliance. We spoke with her about her MSM journey and how the program helped her broaden her skill set. Q: Tell us about yourself Atkinson: “Hello! My name is Monique Atkinson. I am originally from Miami, Florida, was raised by a huge family, and am proudly a first-generation graduate. I recently

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 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 and The Economist. 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 rankings below.

How a Master of Science in Management benefitted this dental student

Andy Le is a graduate of the Master of Science in Management (MSM) from 2020. He is going on to the Doctor of Dental Surgery Program at University of Buffalo after completing his MSM. Andy came to the MSM program with an undergraduate degree in microbiology and cell science. Andy shares about his experiences in life and at Hough, how an MSM benefitted him as a dental student and more. Q: Tell us about yourself and how you came to

6 ways a master’s degree will prepare you for the post-COVID-19 job market

COVID-19 has undoubtedly shaken up the world we once knew. With the pandemic forcing people and industries to constantly adapt as the situation progresses, it can make your career search even more challenging than it already is. Rest assured, though. There is one thing that will make finding a career easier and more likely to land you a great position – a master’s degree. A master’s degree is a great way to differentiate yourself in a crowded market, increase your

How this public relations major benefitted from a business education in the Master of Science in Management program

Nick Tharp (MSM ’19) graduated from the University of Florida’s Master of Science in Management (MSM) program in fall 2019 and is currently working for one of the world’s largest defense contractors, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). Like most people having been born and raised in Florida and nearby states, I always dreamt of attending the University of Florida. What I did not expect was the amount of personnel and professional opportunities and growth the university could provide me. The

Student Spotlight: Luke Vescovi

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series features exceptional students from across Warrington. Luke Vescovi is current combined Master of Science in Management (MSM) student with an undergraduate major in biotechnology. Learn more about what makes Luke a standout student from the Warrington College of Business. Q: Tell us about yourself. Vescovi: “I am a senior MSM

How a Master of Science in Management helped prepare this alumnus for a role at Amazon

Carlo Claudio completed his Master of Science in Management (MSM) in 2014. Today, he is working as an area manager at ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Amazon. He came to the MSM program with an undergraduate major in sports management from the UF College of Health and Human Performance. Carlo interviews people across the country for positions with Amazon. He came back to UF’s campus recently to share with students what to do and what not to do in an interview.  Q: Tell us about yourself.

How this Master of Science in Management alumnus became an Oscar Mayer Hotdogger

Tyler Peterson is a graduate of the Master of Science in Management program from 2018. Today, he is working at Oscar Mayer as a “Hotdogger,” driving the Wienermobile across the country. Tyler came to the MSM program as a combined student from the College of Arts’ School of Theatre + Dance. Q: Tell us about yourself. Peterson: “I came to the University of Florida as a freshman in the fall of 2015. My mother is a UF alumna who loved

How this criminology major benefitted from a Master of Science in Management

Michael Todd completed the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program in 2017. Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in criminology from University of Florida and did the combined MSM program. Today, Michael works at SumTotal Systems in Gainesville as Product Manager. Read on to see why Michael said the UF MSM program was “the perfect way to kick-start my career in business, technology and leadership.” Q: Tell us about yourself. Todd: “I attended the University of Florida because of its

How this veterinarian is benefitting from a Master of Science in Management

Flavia Vaduva is a Master of Science in Management alumna from 2015. She also has an undergraduate degree in animal science, minor in psychology, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from UF. Dr. Vaduva currently resides in Michigan, working as a small animal veterinarian and occasionally practicing shelter medicine as well. Q: Please tell us about your background. Dr. Vaduva: “I was born in Slobozia, Romania. I always had an affinity for science and helping animals, so in