Photo:About MBA degrees, UF Warrington Business School Dean John Kraft said “There's a lot of different ways to segment the (MBA) market so there's a lot more choice on the part of students.”
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As MBA programs decline nationally, UF bucks trend
As MBA programs decline nationally, University of Florida bucks trend
Applications for MBA programs throughout the country have dipped as a thriving economy lures undergrads straight into the workforce. According to a report from the Graduate Management Admission Council, the United States experienced a nearly 7% decline, including a 1.8% decline in domestic application volume and a 10.5% drop in international volume across all program types. At the University of Florida, though, applications for one-year and online MBA programs have only seen a slight decrease. UF Warrington Business School Dean John Kraft said schools are offering more flexible weekend MBAs and online MBA programs that allowed students to pursue their degrees without quitting their jobs. [Source: Gainesville Sun]
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