UF MBA Articles

Alfonso Tejada

Warrington alumnus offered $300,000 deal on Shark Tank

Alfonso Tejada decided to apply to be on Shark Tank in the summer of 2017, hoping he’d be selected sometime to pitch his product to the “sharks.” He was shocked to hear back from producers the next day. “I thought they weren’t going to be interested in my product, but

UF MBA remains in top 20 among publics for full-time, part-time programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  UF MBA at the Warrington College of Business’ Hough Graduate School of Business was once again honored as a top 20 public full-time and part-time program in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2019” rankings. “UF MBA strives to provide a transformational experience for our

UF MBA Executive program ranked in top 25 U.S. programs

The UF MBA Executive program remained in the top 25 U.S. programs in Ivy Exec’s “2018 Best Executive MBA Program” rankings. The program ranked No. 34 in the world and No. 10 among U.S. publics. Ivy Exec also compiles regional rankings, and the UF MBA Executive program moved up to

Odile Guinot

Moving up the business ladder

Odile Guinot (MBA ’07) originally came to the United States from France when she was 17 years old as part of a student exchange program. Now, in 2018, she can’t image living anywhere else. “I went back [to France] that following summer to tell my parents I was staying in

UF MBA Financial Times Online MBA Rankings

UF MBA recognized as a top online program for program delivery and online interaction

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  UF MBA has again been named a top program on the Financial Times’ “Top 20 Online MBA Rankings” list released on Monday. The UF MBA Online program was ranked No. 2 for program delivery and No. 3 for online interaction. The Financial Times determines program delivery rankings

UF MBA wins Katz Case Competition third year in a row

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the University of Florida’s Full-Time MBA program won the 2018 Katz Invitational Case Competition at the University of Pittsburgh for the third consecutive year. This is UF MBA’s fourth win in the past five years at the Katz Invitational Case Competition.

UF MBA recognized as top program in value for money and salary increase by Financial Times

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA is leading the way in two categories of the Financial Times’ “Global MBA Ranking 2018.” The UF MBA Full-Time program earned the No. 1 ranking in Value for Money overall and has the highest salary percentage increase among U.S. schools on the list. “The faculty

Jim Heaney

A Surprising Passion

After graduating from the UF MBA program in 1988 and working for two non-travel related companies, Jim Heaney was offered a position with Royal Caribbean Cruises. He had only one hesitation. “I had never been on a cruise ship or even thought about it as a career,” Heaney said. Being

UF MBA Online Program remains in the nation’s top 5

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Warrington College of Business ranked fifth among publics in U.S. News & World Report’s “2018 Best Online MBA Programs” rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Online Program has ranked in the top 5 among U.S. publics since U.S. News & World Report began publishing

Career solutions through UF MBA scholarships

Early on in their careers, Cecilia “Ceci” Cao (BS ‘12, MBA ’16) and Brendan O’Rourke (BSBA ’15, MBA ’18) knew that an MBA from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business was the solution to their career challenges. Ceci’s degree in chemistry from UF prepared her extensively to test,