Preparing You for Success
Known for driving results in the workplace, innovative thinking and effective collaboration, UC Davis MBA graduates are in high demand across a wide range of industries.
My career allows me to strike a rare balance between making money and making meaning. At Medtronic, I am accountable for $200+ million in revenue and 160 sales, service and management colleagues. My UC Davis MBA gave me a global perspective and opportunities to collaborate, tap synergies and improve project outcomes. I use the lessons for effective teamwork every day.
John Barnickel ‘93
We have built strong, enduring relationships with a vast network of top corporations that know the quality of UC Davis MBAs. Each year we enhance this group of committed employers with new partnerships that reflect the emerging interests and talents of our students. Borrowing a page from investment management, we use a “balanced portfolio” approach to avoid many of the job market’s ups and downs, developing innovative ways to connect you with employers.
Proven Track Record
We have a long history of placing graduates in competitive internship and career positions, and preparing them for continued advancement. UC Davis MBA graduates in 2011 received average starting compensation of approximately $97,000, and our 91 percent placement rate puts our results firmly within the top of MBA programs in the world.
The Economist’s latest survey ranks the UC Davis MBA program No. 4 in the world for the diversity of recruiters and industry sectors that provide career opportunities for our graduates.