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CAREER SERVICES. . ........................... 12
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FINANCIAL AID & MILITARY.. .............35

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The UF MBA program prides itself on enabling
transformation, which looks different for each
student. For some, it’s about gaining experience
and knowledge to jumpstart a career change.
For others, it’s about growing their expertise in
a field they already work in and love.

Whatever your reason, UF MBA is strategically


designed to help students succeed.

UF MBA immerses students in the core


principles of business education. Surrounded
by faculty and staff committed to maximizing
the experience, students develop in an
environment packed with collaboration and
competition.

The next stage of your


professional growth begins now.

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SMALL
COHORT SIZES

FLEXIBLE Every UF MBA program


format purposely keeps
the cohorts small. Students

PROGRAMS
are able to build strong
connections with faculty
members, and the network
formed working with

UF MBA offers programs that make it convenient to get an classmates during the
program is invaluable.
MBA while keeping your demanding work or travel schedule.
The program formats vary in the amount of time required on
the UF campus, thus giving students multiple routes to the
same elite education.

PRODUCING
LEADERS
Our curriculum and experiential learning opportunities are
intentionally infused with leadership-focused details, helping
students become more valuable employees during the program
and more competitive in the job search after graduation.

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A
GLOBALIZED
GLOBALIZED GLOBAL
LEARNING
MBA The Global Immersion Experience (GIE) provides students
with an intensive view into the global business world.
The locations of these week-long trips vary, but the treks
UF MBA sets students up for success in a global
give students a tour of different industries, functions and
marketplace. In the ever-changing business world, it’s companies in the area’s local markets. Students spend time

important to have a solid background and familiarity with leaders of businesses varying in size from small, local
companies to large, multinational corporations to gain a full
with the business cultures around the globe. Students
range of understanding about the market.
can experience this through UF MBA’s international
trips and global aspects woven into the curriculum. Students on GIEs hear from company leaders and learn
about challenges unique to their area. These experiences
also provide opportunities for students to further
their network as they spend time with peers and meet
international business leaders. Students will also experience
cultural activities that help them better understand the area
as well as the relationship between culture and business.

SOME PREVIOUS
G I E L O C AT I O N S :

GLOBAL MINDSET IN →  Abu Dhabi/Dubai


THE CLASSROOM → Berlin
Global business concepts are infused → Brussels
into many UF MBA courses, including →  Buenos Aires
a mandatory course containing
→ Seoul
a focus on global business.
→ Shanghai
→ Warsaw

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NNEETTW
WOORRKK
FURTHERING
A NETWORK
UF MBA programs are made up of small
THE IMPACT cohorts, allowing students to work together

O F A G AT O R and build a strong network that lasts forever.


UF MBA students don’t sit in classrooms

Being a member of The Gator with hundreds of peers. They’re working

Nation provides students with a together in tight-knit groups on projects

rolodex of professional contacts and classwork, constantly strengthening

across the world in different professional relationships for their future.

industries and functions.


Students work with their peers as they move
With 415,000+ UF alumni and
through the program and grow professionally.
9,000+ UF MBA alumni around
This highly collaborative environment is a
the globe, graduates are able
pillar of all UF MBA programs.
to create lifelong connections
with other Gators that know
who students are because they
know where they came from.

BEYOND
THE COHORT
Students have a wide range of networking
opportunities outside of their cohort. UF MBA
hosts events focused on leadership as well
as career and network development. These
are the best ways to improve and strengthen
networks with other students and alumni.

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CAREER
SERVICES
#
Alumnus Rating of
Career Services
(THE ECONOMIST)
1
#
2
The Business Career Services office is integrated throughout the
UF MBA program to provide students with expert career guidance.
With over 80 years of private sector work experience, career In ROI
consultants build relationships with students to support them in for Graduates Earning
identifying and pursuing opportunities that are an ideal fit.
EVENTS $
100,000+
→  Professional Development Day
( U. S . N EWS & WORLD REP ORT )

→  Career Fairs

#
3
→  On-Campus Speakers
INDIVIDUALIZED APPROACH
TO P L ACEM ENT →  Case Workshops

→  City Treks
Each student is a unique case, and career consultants Open New Career
work to guide students in their career development,
whether it’s a Full-Time MBA student with five years
→  Company Information Sessions Opportunities
of experience seeking to switch industries or an (THE ECONOMIST)
Executive MBA student with 20 years of experience
looking to take the next step in his or her organization.
Consultants provide tailored services uniquely created
to serve the needs of a student, which can include
resume coaching and mock interviews, among many C O M P A N I E S T H A T H AV E R E C E N T LY H I R E D U F M B A s :
other programs and services offered to enhance the
overall career services experience.

The Business Career Services approach is built for


success, regardless of the student’s background.

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“ IT’S ABOUT
ENABLING OUR
GRADUATES
WELCOME TO
HOUGH HALL
Hough Hall is a state-of-the-
art building that serves as the
home of UF MBA and offers the
latest technology in business
education for students, such as
Bloomberg terminals, private
study rooms and 70,000 square
feet of space dedicated to
graduate students.

TO MAKE THE
WORLD A BETTER

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PLACE.
JOHN GRESLEY


Assistant Dean and Director, UF MBA
Executive MBA, Class of 2013

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E XECUTI V
VEE M B A
The UF MBA Executive program is d e s i g n e d w i t h
h i g h - r a n k i n g b u s i n e s s l e a d e r s i n m i n d , earning
their MBA through management-focused curriculum. TH E EX ECUTIVE M BA P RO G R AM COHORTS
B E G I N E V E RY AU G U ST A N D A R E D I V I D E D
With cohorts averaging 40 executive-level professionals, INTO FIVE FOUR-MONTH TERMS.
degree candidates will have a personalized touch
to their MBA experience, allowing them to build
relationships with faculty and classmates.

STRENGTH IN
THE NETWORK
Students in the program are
surrounded by peers from multiple
industries who hold titles like Vice
FLEXIBLE
President, Senior Director and even
CEO. Students must have a minimum SCHEDULE
of eight years of professional work
experience combined with management The program requires one Friday– Sunday trip to

and leadership experience to be Gainesville per month, and the time commitment

eligible for the program, allowing the estimate is 10–15 hours per week. Students become

network to yield meaningful business one of 850 enrolled students across programs

relationships with business leaders. pursuing their MBA while maintaining a full-time job.
With only a 20-month commitment, executives return
to their normal life quickly with their MBA in hand.

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EXECUTIV
40

SNAPSHO
CURRICULUM BUILT Average
FOR LEADERSHIP
This program uses curriculum focused on
Age
developing management and leadership skills.
One component of the curriculum is case-
based while the other is text-based, often
being taught from textbooks written by the

CLASS
16
faculty member teaching the class. Students
learn about specific examples in the business
world while also becoming experts on theory.
Average
The curriculum is intentionally designed to
make students more impactful leaders in their Years
industry. It also provides an immediate ROI,
allowing students to put what they’ve learned
Work Experience
into action during their time at the office.

LEARNING OUTSIDE
THE CLASSROOM
Students have networking opportunities through their
classes. The monthly campus visits allow cohorts to
meet face-to-face, furthering their peer networks.
CLASS
SIZE 40
Students also have access to our speaker series.

The Global Immersion Experience (GIE) is built into


the curriculum to provide an international business EXECUTIVE RANKINGS
perspective. These week-long trips have recently been
to Seoul, Brussels and Berlin.

#
Among 10
U.S. Publics
IVY EXEC’S 2018 BEST
Part-Time
MBA Program
#
Among U.S. Publics
18
EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAMS U. S . N EWS & WORLD REPORT

To begin the application process, go to:   WA R R I N G T O N . U F L . E D U / M B A / E X E C U T I V E


UF MBA Students in Dubai

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F U L L-T I M E M B A
The UF MBA Full-Time program welcomes students
into an intensive business education. I m m e r s i n g
Students admitted to one of our full-time programs
will receive a full-tuition scholarship. Contact an
admissions team member to learn more. Exceptions
apply for sponsored and joint degree students.

yourself into the on-campus UF MBA culture FULL-TIME


will ensure you are ready for impact. OPTIONS
T W O - Y E A R   This 22-month program is a deep dive into the UF MBA

LEARNING experience and the timing allows for a valuable summer internship. It’s
the ideal way to make a substantial shift into a new industry and/or role.
ENVIRONMENT
O N E - Y E A R : A l l M a j o r s   Perfect for students with focused career
Full-Time students are immersed in our collaborative goals from a variety of academic backgrounds, this 12-month program
environment. Surrounded by peers from different academic will accelerate career growth with a proven ROI.
backgrounds, students learn from their peers and grow
closer throughout the program, expanding their network O N E - Y E A R : B u s i n e s s M a j o r s   Transform your career through this

and building relationships through multiple industries. 10-month program that builds on undergraduate experience. It’s a fast
track to an MBA without sacrificing any of the quality.

WELCOMING
COMMUNITY
CONCENTRATION
Our tight-knit community makes us unique. Instead of battling
for the attention of faculty members and career services advisors, AREAS
students work daily with their professors and career coaches to ensure
professional growth and to strengthen skills for the job hunt. The Full-Time program allows for a customized
MBA degree. Our six market-driven concentrations
Students receive constant assistance and encouragement as they work allow students to specialize in an area of interest
to build their story, identifying passions and finding strengths that or a field they’d like to pursue. A concentration can
they didn’t know existed before enrolling in the program. The program showcase a student’s strengths and set them up for
provides all of the resources to find the ideal job at a respected company. success in a desired industry.

C O N C E N T R AT I O N A R E A S :

Finance Strategy

Human Capital Supply Chain

Marketing Real Estate

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FULL-TIME

SNAPSHO
$ 
105K
CLASSROOM
CURRICULUM Mean Base
The first component of a UF MBA education will take place
in the classroom with our world-class faculty. As leaders Salary
in their industry, our faculty members instruct students
on the concepts that shape global commerce.

Our curriculum is front-loaded and intentionally designed

CLASS
to expedite growth. Students are exposed to vital core

$ 
20K
courses earlier in the UF MBA experience, making them
more marketable job candidates earlier in the process to

Mean
align with internship and job search timelines.

Signing Bonus
LEARNING OUTSIDE
THE CLASSROOM

100 %
The other component of a UF MBA education comes
through experiential learning.
Students with Offers
Students thrive at UF MBA through experiences with
case competitions and student organizations. These Within Three
also include multiple speaker series, networking events,
professional development workshops and other events Months of Graduation
that surround students with like-minded peers chasing the
same passions in the business world.

Students can also broaden their business perspectives by


participating in a week-long Global Immersion Experience
(GIE) to places such as Warsaw, Argentina, Dubai and
Shanghai, or a multi-day city trek to places like Miami or
F U L L-T I M E R A N K I N G S
Tampa. These study tours make it a priority for students

5
to see the successes and challenges experienced by

# ROI
2 TOP 
businesses in different markets.

Through these experiential learning activities, students


Full-Time
see the real-world application of the academic concepts MBA Program
before graduating and returning to the workforce. Among U.S. Publics
U. S . N EWS & WORLD REP ORT THE ECONOMIST

To begin the application process, go to:   WA R R I N G T O N . U F L . E D U / M B A / F U L L-T I M E

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O N L I N E MBA
The UF MBA Online Program provides
students with the same degree as our
other program formats but from anywhere
ONLINE
i n t h e w o r l d . UF MBA is a pioneer in the online
education industry, beginning in 1999 as one
OPTIONS
of the first institutions to offer this program. F U L LY O N L I N E   Our newest Online MBA option does not require a
We continue to lead the field, offering program single campus visit. Courses in this innovative 24-month program only

options to fit every schedule. take five weeks to complete and follow a traditional academic calendar.
We recommend this for students seeking maximum flexibility.

H Y B R I D O N E - Y E A R   This 16-month option is an accelerated program


for students who have graduated in the past seven years with a
bachelor’s degree in a business major. Students in this program are
AN MBA required to attend Foundations Review in Gainesville – a full week

YO U R WAY following orientation where students are refreshed on core business


courses. This program requires weekend residencies on campus every

The Online degree program is a full four months.

Master of Business Administration,


H Y B R I D T W O - Y E A R   This 27-month option is for students who have
and is equivalent to any other MBA
a bachelor’s degree in any major or students who graduated more than
degree offered by the University of
seven years ago with a bachelor’s degree in a business major. This
Florida MBA programs, but with the
program requires weekend residencies on campus every four months.
flexibility of being able to earn your
degree from anywhere in the world.

FOCUS
SMALL COHORTS,
AREAS
CLOSE NETWORKS
Students in the hybrid programs can choose
Class sizes in all of our program options are limited to 65 one of four focus areas for their MBA:
students to ensure quality interactions among students
and professors. Students in the hybrid programs have the Entrepreneurship Global Business
opportunity to meet on campus before the semester starts and
Finance Marketing
throughout their program during required periodic campus
visits. All program options allow students to build their
Focus areas allow students to customize their
network by interacting with classmates and faculty online.
MBA experience to an area of interest.

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30

SNAPSHO
AN MBA WITH States
LIMITED DISRUPTIONS Represented
The Online programs focus on continuing a (and D.C.) CLASS OF 2017
student’s professional development with limited

ONLINE
interruption to everyday life. With a bank of

1,950
lectures online to watch at the most convenient
time, students experience an estimated 15
hours of work per week through individual

CLASS
assignments, group projects and readings.

Graduates T O D AT E

LEARN FROM
152
Companies
TH E BEST
The same world-class faculty that teach as part of the on-campus UF MBA programs lead the
classes for the Online programs. They teach classes specifically designed for online students.
The course materials are developed by the same respected faculty that have helped UF MBA
Industries
AND
17
REPRESENTED

at the Warrington College of Business rise to national prominence. Students interact with
classmates through discussion groups and group projects, building their network even with ONLINE RANKINGS
limited to no meeting time on campus, given their chosen program.

LEARNING OUTSIDE
THE CLASSROOM
#
In the World
2
in Program Delivery
THE FINANCIAL TIMES’
In the World
#
3
in Online Interaction
THE FINANCIAL TIMES’

6
ONLINE MBA 2018 RANKINGS ONLINE MBA 2018 RANKINGS

#
Online MBA students still have
opportunities to learn outside of their
classes. They are able to sign up for a
Global Immersion Experience (GIE), an
international trip to learn about the
Overall
business environment of a foreign country. in the U.S.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S
Students also have access to speaker series, 2018 BEST ONLINE MBA PROGRAMS RANKING

regional networking events and city treks.

To begin the application process, go to:   WA R R I N G T O N . U F L . E D U / M B A / O N L I N E

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PP R O F E S S I O N A LL M B A
The UF MBA Professional Program helps students earn their MBA through
a collaborative program w i t h o u t h a v i n g t o q u i t t h e i r j o b . PROFESSIONAL
A monthly trip to Gainesville allows students to learn and build their network through an interactive OPTIONS
classroom setting. This weekend-based program maximizes the student’s time in Gainesville
through face-to-face interaction with peers and faculty. As part of a cohort comprised of other O N E - Y E A R   This program is designed for students who graduated in the
working professionals, students build camaraderie and find encouragement through their cohorts. past seven years with a bachelor’s degree in a business major. It doesn’t
require students to repeat core business courses since they took them as
undergraduates. However, students in this program are required to attend
Foundations Review in Gainesville – a full week following orientation where

AN MBA students are refreshed on core business courses.

YO U R WAY T W O - Y E A R   This program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree


in any major or students who graduated more than seven years ago with a
The flexibility of the program allows students to bachelor’s degree in a business major.
continue working in their full-time position while
pursuing an MBA. It’s an estimated workload of 15
hours per week, and students will join a group of 850
students in 19 cohorts across all programs that are
pursuing their MBA while maintaining a full-time job. THIS PROFESSIONAL MBA
PROGRAM SUPPORTS AND SETS
Students are only required to take one weekend trip
to Gainesville per month. STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS.

A DIVERSE FOCUS
NETWORK AREAS
With cohort members from multiple Students in the Professional MBA: Two-Year
industries, the Professional program program can choose one of four focus areas
gives students a varied network. for their MBA:
Students are in cohorts with peers that
possess varying years of experience Entrepreneurship Global
combined with industries inside and Finance Marketing
outside of the business world, especially
from major markets in the Southeast. Focus areas allow students to customize their

MBA experience to an area of interest.

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CLASS OF

SNAPSHO
29Age
PROFESSIONAL
CURRICULUM Average
The Professional MBA program curriculum is
designed for professional development. Faculty
constructed this program to work perfectly for
students maintaining a full-time job. Students learn
from faculty members who are respected leaders
in their industry, and many faculty members teach

8
out of industry-respected textbooks they wrote.

Average
Years

2018
Work Experience

100
Cities
Represented

LEARNING OUTSIDE
THE CLASSROOM PROFESSIONAL RANKINGS

#
18
Professional students have a required, one-week
elective. It can be fulfilled through an on-campus
elective or a Global Immersion Experience (GIE),
an international trip to learn about the business
environment of a foreign country.
Part-Time MBA Program
Students also have access to speaker series,
networking opportunities, professional among U.S. Publics
development opportunities and city trek trips to U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
locations like Miami or Tampa.

To begin the application process, go to:   WA R R I N G T O N . U F L . E D U / M B A / P R O F E S S I O N A L

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OS O
UUTTHH FF LLOORRI DI AD A UF MBA is viewed as a pillar in the
PROGRAM
business education community. T h e
Professional MBA Program in South
Florida is an extension that boasts
SAME POWERFUL NETWORK
the same quality and provides
graduates with the same degree as
I N S O UTH F LOR I DA
our Gainesville-based programs. With over 20,000 alumni in South Florida, The Gator
Nation provides students with a strong, growing network
that lasts forever. Becoming a Gator opens doors to your
ideal position, and our Career Services office maintains
strong relationships with companies in South Florida and
around the globe.

With one cohort of 40-50 students starting every summer,


you’ll forge close bonds with peers from multiple

DIFFERENT PROGRAM, industries. Cohorts network away from the classroom


through athletics, social events and volunteer work.
SAM E QUALIT Y
All of the resources that have built UF MBA’s on-

1
LEARNING

#
campus programs into one of the most respected in the

“THE UF MBA HAS ENHANCED MY SKILLS


industry are available to students in the two-year South
Florida program. Students receive a quality education
BY D O I N G
AND CONFIDENCE AT AN ACCELERATED for a competitive cost while working with the flexible
Students can also broaden
RATE. I’VE ACQUIRED INCREASING schedule of a highly-ranked program.

Florida’s
their business perspectives by
RESPONSIBILITIES TO HELP DRIVE THE
The same industry-leading professors from the participating in a week-long
FINANCIAL STRATEGY OF THE COMPANY,
MBA Program
on-campus programs teach in South Florida, often Global Immersion Experience (GIE)
AND DEVELOPED INTO A SUCCESSFUL bringing colleagues from the South Florida area to to locations in Latin America,

enhance lectures. Students also have the same access U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT or a multi-day city trek to sites
LEADER AT TELEMUNDO.”
to our Career Services office, which routinely sends in the Southeast. These study
ANA LOPEZ representatives to South Florida to assist in the job tours make it a priority for
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager at Telemundo
search process. They’re also available for phone or video students to see the successes
Professional South Florida
conversations as students enter the job search phase. and challenges experienced by
businesses in different markets.

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C O N TA C T U F M B A

The UF MBA team is here to answer any


questions and provide more information on all
of our programs.

Our website (warrington.ufl.edu/MBA) is a


good place to start, but we are happy to speak
more about what makes us stand out in the
world of business education.

C O N TA C T U S AT

(877) 435-2622 warrington.ufl.edu/MBA

floridamba@warrington.ufl.edu

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

With two experts dedicated to UF MBA, we are


happy to answer any questions and help with
the process of making your MBA a reality.

WA R R I N GT O N . U F L . E D U/ M B A / F I N A N C I N G

M I L I TA RY

Whether supplementing your education as


you transition to civilian life, or enriching
your business knowledge while remaining in
the military, UF MBA provides all the tools
necessary to become prepared for today’s
business climate.

WA R R I N G T O N . U F L . E D U / M B A / M I L I TA RY

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floridamba@warrington.ufl.edu
(877) 435-2622

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