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2023 Class Represents the Largest in MSBA Program History
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2023 Class Represents the Largest in MSBA Program History

Master of Science in Business Analytics students from 11 countries arrive in San Francisco

We’re welcoming our largest MSBA cohort ever, 99 students, and nearly two-thirds of them join our program from notable companies like Amazon, Bytedance, Deloitte, Google, PayPal, PepsiCo and more. 

Visit a Class at Part-Time MBA Campus in Sacramento or San Ramon
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Visit a Class at Part-Time MBA Campus in Sacramento or San Ramon

Learn first-hand about our community and campus amenities

We’re open for business and ready to show you the classrooms, amenities and hidden gems at our  Sacramento and San Ramon campuses. Learn more and sign up.

Attending an MBA Fair? Check Out Our Advice to Prepare
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Attending an MBA Fair? Check Out Our Advice to Prepare

You’ve just registered for your first MBA fair—now what?

We’d like to offer several tips, including must-do’s whether meeting with us or other schools, preparing your elevator pitch, plus questions to ask the admissions team and follow-up etiquette.

MPAc Admissions Answers Top Questions from Recent Ask-Me-Anything
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MPAc Admissions Answers Top Questions from Recent Ask-Me-Anything

Learn about scholarships, student life, start dates and more

Erica Wondra, our assistant director for our Master of Professional Accountancy program, answers burning application questions during an AMA on IG.

Alumna Jennifer Vogt Honored with Distinguished Achievement Award
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Alumna Jennifer Vogt Honored with Distinguished Achievement Award

Award-winning media executive recognized for her international leadership and impact

Emmy and Tony-award winning senior media executive and GSM alumna, Jennifer Vogt MBA 03, is the recipient of the 2021-22 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Graduate School of Management’s Alumni Association.

Thinking about an MBA? GMAT Test vs. Waiver Request
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Thinking about an MBA? GMAT Test vs. Waiver Request

Tips to present your most competitive MBA application

Four key factors to consider when you’re getting ready to take the GMAT exam vs. requesting a GMAT waiver.

Finding Your Fit in the Master of Professional Accountancy Program
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Finding Your Fit in the Master of Professional Accountancy Program

From therapy to student counseling, my passion is helping others

As the assistant director of the Master of Professional Accountancy program, I bring a passion for helping students meet career and personal goals.

Our 7 Core Actions for Diversity
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Our 7 Core Actions for Diversity

Bringing inclusion practices into the real world

Building on UC Davis’s No. 1 ranking by QS for inclusiveness, diversity and internationalization, the Graduate School of Management has a commitment to seven core “Actions for Diversity.”

Five Ways to Beat the GMAT
A survival guide to taking the GMAT
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Five Ways to Beat the GMAT

Tips for Training Smarter, Not Just Harder

For some, taking the GMAT is not a big deal. You do what you need to. You just bite the bullet and get it done. For others—as we’ve seen particularly with candidates for part-time programs—it can be a barrier to your MBA path. Knowing that the exam can be immensely anxiety-provoking.

An Innovative Way To Pay For That MBA Degree
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An Innovative Way To Pay For That MBA Degree

Poets&Quants’ John Byrne writes that Dean Unnava believes the deferred tuition program could increase the available pool of applicants by as much as 20% because it makes the Online MBA degree more accessible to candidates.

The True Secret to MBA Application Success
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The True Secret to MBA Application Success

"The key to MBA application success lies beyond GMAT scores or work experience," says Valerie D. James, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

MSBA Class of 2022 Largest in Program’s History
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MSBA Class of 2022 Largest in Program’s History

Master of Science in Business Analytics students from 17 countries arrive in San Francisco.

We’re welcoming our largest MSBA cohort ever, nearly 100 students, and nearly two-thirds of them join our program from notable companies like Microsoft, EY, Uber, Goldman Sachs, Intel and more. 

Tips to Strengthen your M.S. in Business Analytics Application
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Tips to Strengthen your M.S. in Business Analytics Application

“Now is the best time to think about, and define your analytics narrative.”

Are you ready to jump-start your business analytics career? MSBA Executive Director Amy Russell shares tips and advice to help you strengthen your application. 

Join an In-Person Tour of Our Sacramento Part-Time MBA Campus
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Join an In-Person Tour of Our Sacramento Part-Time MBA Campus

Tips and advice from our admissions expert

We’re open for business and ready to show you the classrooms, amenities and hidden gems at our UC Davis Sacramento MBA campus. Learn more and sign up.

Investing in Yourself with an MPAc Degree
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Investing in Yourself with an MPAc Degree

Your ROI, financial aid and teaching assistant opportunities

MPAc Associate Director William Orta shares his road to personal investment and addresses scholarships and financial aid for students.