October 24, 2016

Sector Portrait: Education/MBAs

The economic downturn has boosted the number of students in traditional MBA programs around Florida.

» University of West Florida — College of Business

Locations: Pensacola, Emerald Coast campuses (Fort Walton Beach, Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, W.E. Combs Campus, Crestview) and Ludwigshafen, Germany

Curriculum: “Finish in Five” MBA, dual master’s program offers an MBA from UWF and a master’s of science in management from Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands; Germany MBA for German professionals in partnership with two German universities

Notable: “The Finish in Five MBA is designed to provide both a general view of business and a specialized focus through an industry portfolio,” says Melissa Brode, assistant MBA director.

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For Profit Colleges and Universities

» University of Phoenix

Locations: 16 Florida locations

Curriculum: On-campus and online MBAs


» Keiser University

Locations: 14 Florida locations

Curriculum: On-campus and online MBAs


» DeVry University — Keller Graduate School of Management

Locations: Eight Florida locations

Curriculum: MBA classes evenings, weekends or online

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