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How this Master of Science in Management graduate earned consistent promotions

Chantel Forrest graduated in 2009 from the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program and today works with Otis Elevators. She looks after service, modernization and new equipment business, including sales and the field operation. Read on to see how an MSM helped Chantel in her career. Q: Tell us about yourself.   Forrest: “I am from Miami, Florida. I went to undergrad at UF and obtained my bachelor’s degree in hospitality management (recreation, parks, and tourism).” Q: Why did

Master of Science in Management helped this alumna’s career in human resources

Crystal Chiang completed her Master of Science in Management (MSM) in 2016. Now, she serves at JumpCloud as a People Operations Generalist. Read on to see how an MSM helped her career in HR.   Q: Please tell us your background. Chiang: “I graduated from UF with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2015 and graduated with a Master of Science in Management in 2016. I grew up in Miami and moved to Gainesville to attend UF, stayed in

5 things Warrington students are thankful for this year, despite COVID-19 disruption

The holidays are a time of giving thanks and expressing gratitude for all we have in life. While the COVID-19 pandemic has clouded our ability to see all we have to be thankful for, here at the Warrington College of Business, we still believe there is a silver lining to every challenge. To shed light on what we have to be thankful for, despite the disruption the pandemic has brought to our lives, we asked current students to share what

Warrington student wins best reviewer, nominated for best paper on how social marketing influences public perception

Warrington College of Business student Trish Kalis was among the top honorees at the Academy of International Business Southeast Chapter Conference this October. Kalis (BSBA ’18, MSM ’19, MIB ’20) was named Best Student Reviewer and was nominated for Best Student Paper at the conference focused on academic research in the field of international business. Kalis said it feels rewarding to have been awarded with Best Student Reviewer. “It’s great to know that my reviews were perceived so positively,” she

Student Spotlight: Matthew Anderson

Matthew Anderson is a current Master of Science in Management (MSM) student. In addition to completing his undergraduate degree at UF, he was a member of the UF Men’s Swim Team for four years, during which time he was an Olympic Trial qualifier, a three-time conference champion and named to the all-academic SEC honor roll twice. Learn more about Matthew and what makes him a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: Tell us about yourself.   Anderson:

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