By Danika Gutierrez
Edited by Christina Horn
In the time of COVID-19, travel has become significantly difficult for many individuals and nearly impossible for school programs globally. Study abroad programs around the world scrambled for the past two years to make it possible for students to learn internationally with little to no luck. Fortunately, CU Denver rose to the challenge and kept the One Year MBA international component active by making it possible for 23 students and their program coordinators to travel aboard. Read more
Higher education is often the first step to entering the workforce. Students devote countless hours of studying and learning to graduate with a degree and find a fulfilling job in the field of their choosing. For many students, the hope is that this job is not just practical, but a rewarding and fun experience as well.
What happens when students realize they don’t enjoy their chosen career path as much as they thought they would? Read more
Leaders from a variety of industries shared stories of their career journey, leadership insights, and advice with One Year MBA Students
Dean Scott Dawson led an Executive Briefings elective, offered exclusively to students in the One Year MBA program. It provided students with the opportunity to interact with 14 executives from a wide variety of organizations including Nike, VF Corporation, Goldman Sachs, PwC, and more. Read more
Quinn Lee is a long-time advocate for representation in the LGBTQ+ community. In addition to working full-time in procurement for Whole Foods Market, Quinn formed an organization devoted to elevating underrepresented voices in the Denver performing arts scene. When Quinn decided to build their organization to have a larger impact, they wanted to develop business skills before diving in head first. Read more
Will Riegel, 2019-20 One Year MBA student, reflects on his time in the program and motivations in furthering his education.
Taking His Business Education to the Next Level
In the years following his undergraduate degree in communications, Will worked for several companies in Washington State and New York City, including a Fortune 500 company, startups, and an ad agency. Read more
One of the most common questions that prospective graduate students have for our team is how to choose between a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master of Science (MS) program. Our Enrollment team is here to help! The most important consideration when deciding to pursue either option: which one is the best degree to advance your career goals?
“For candidates who are exploring both the MBA and MS options, I tell them to think of them as being opposites of each other.
MacKenna Stang, current One Year MBA student, graduated with her bachelors from Ottawa University with a degree in communications. After being in the workforce for a couple of years, she decided it was time to go back to school. That’s when MacKenna sought out the One Year MBA program at the CU Denver Business School.
With global business experience under her belt, graduation on the horizon, and a new position at Ibotta waiting for her, MacKenna is excited to propel her career forward. Read more