Last Updated on August 18, 2023 by Robert C. Hoopes
The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno recently celebrated a major achievement – the graduation of 27 students from its highly acclaimed Executive MBA (EMBA) program. This year’s graduating class marked the 11th cohort to successfully complete the program, which has been recognized as one of the top online MBA programs in the nation, ranking at an impressive #51 out of 344 programs.
The graduates hail from six different states, showcasing the program’s ability to attract diversity and talent. Among the states represented are California, Colorado, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington. The variation in locations demonstrates the program’s national appeal and recognition.
The average work experience of the graduates stands at an impressive 14 years, which further highlights the program’s appeal to seasoned professionals looking to enhance their career prospects. These graduates have been employed at prestigious companies such as Northern Nevada Medical Center, MGM Resorts International, Microsoft, Netflix, and BJ’s Restaurants, solidifying the program’s reputation for producing highly skilled and sought-after business leaders.
Impressively, some of the graduates also possess graduate certificates or professional degrees, further adding to their already impressive credentials. Additionally, the graduation ceremony honored one exceptional graduate who is a military veteran, showcasing the program’s commitment to supporting and empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds.
During the ceremony, Liv Moore, one of the graduates, shared her experience of how her prior work in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles seamlessly aligned with the structure and curriculum of the EMBA program. Moore’s testimony highlighted the program’s ability to cater to professionals from various industries and backgrounds.
Another graduate, Katie Feser, opened up about her motivation to pursue the EMBA program. Feser explained that her decision was primarily driven by her love for learning and the opportunity it presented for personal and professional growth. This sentiment echoes the program’s stated mission of fostering lifelong learning and development among its participants.
The EMBA program at the University of Nevada, Reno has earned a reputation for producing globally competitive business leaders. Its commitment to providing a comprehensive curriculum, supported by experienced faculty and cutting-edge resources, has solidified its position as a leading program in the nation. With each graduating class, the program further cements its legacy as a hub of excellence in business education.
As the 27 graduates embark on their respective career paths armed with their EMBA degrees, they have undoubtedly been equipped with the tools necessary to drive innovation and impact within their organizations. The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno proudly looks forward to the success stories that will undoubtedly emerge from this group of exceptional business leaders.
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