Fogelman College of Business & Economics Customer-Driven MBA
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Future Students

Deciding on where to obtain a graduate business education is difficult as there are many qualified schools to choose from. Often, colleges and universities alike offer the same base curriculum with concentrations in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources or Management. While all of the courses will prepare you for your business career, you may not be armed with the specific skills and knowledge base to get you in the door and ensure your success in the industry that you choose post-graduation. All industries are not alike. They require not only basic business acumen but also a highly sophisticated base of knowledge in their area of market in which they each exist. For instance, a business professional working in the medical device industry will require an understanding in reimbursement, purchasing, clinical selling, sterilization packaging, and FDA regulations just to name a few.

At the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business & Economics, students can obtain this knowledge with specialized training tuition-free and a lucrative assistantship through the Customer-driven MBA. By choosing a customized industry track, a student will be sponsored by Memphis-based corporation throughout the time he/she is enrolled in the graduate business program. In addition to the benefits of having tuition paid for, the student will enjoy the following other benefits:

  • Direct work experience with sponsoring company during the program paying a stipend of $36,000 over the 21-month period.
    • 10 hours per week during the semester.
    • 40 hours per week the summer between the first and second school years.
  • Possible employment with the sponsoring corporation immediately after graduation for a competitive salary in a highly-desired position.

Through this program, students who graduate from the University of Memphis with an MBA from the Fogelman College of Business & Economics will not only have an exceptional AACSB accredited all-encompassing, globalized graduate education, they will also encompass the exact skills and knowledge necessary to effectively operate in the industry in which they were trained with 21 months of hands-on field experience during the program….debt-free.

If you are interested in being educated at one of the nation’s top universities, being employed by one of the several Fortune 500 companies in the world….headquartered right in Memphis and being among the select few professionals with a highly sought-after graduate degree….this program is for you. Apply now for Fall 2014!

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