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Putting My MBA to Work in Healthcare: A Journey in Pediatric Emergency Preparedness
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Putting My MBA to Work in Healthcare: A Journey in Pediatric Emergency Preparedness

Instilled with a greater sense of global responsibility

Jaimie Asakawa MBA 24 shares how the Sacramento MBA program is shaping her perspectives as a leader playing a strategic role in the global conversation about pediatric emergency preparedness, making a positive impact on children and families worldwide.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20

Data Science Analyst at eBay

Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20 speaks about the challenges and rewards of working in the payments industry as a data science analyst at eBay.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22

Data Product Manager at Frameplay

View video of Vinit Hasija MSBA 22 who shares about his UC Davis experience, collaborative leadership, challenges in the gaming and ad tech industry, favorite professor and advice for those pursing a Master of Science in Business Analytics.

Unlocking the Power of Python in Accounting
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Unlocking the Power of Python in Accounting

How my elevated coding skillset will set me apart

 “Those with Python skills will be able to navigate an accounting world that prioritizes innovation, efficiency and high-level data analysis,” writes MPAc student Matthew Ejiogu.

Full-Circle: How My Internship at Crowe Led to UC Davis—and Back
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Full-Circle: How My Internship at Crowe Led to UC Davis—and Back

MPAc combined with field experience launches my rewarding career in auditing

After two internships at Crowe, Nicolas Oropeza shares how the UC Davis MPAc program propelled him to rejoin the global firm and launch a rewarding career.

UC Davis MPAc Orientation: Building Lifelong Friendships and Landing Job Offers
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UC Davis MPAc Orientation: Building Lifelong Friendships and Landing Job Offers

Being part of the MPAc program isn't just an achievement—it's a gift.

MPAc student Aditya Prasad shares highlights of the five-day program orientation, including career advice, networking opportunities, and landing three job offers at the Meet the Firms event.

Meet Michael Ueltzen: From Big 4 CPA to Expert Witness
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Meet Michael Ueltzen: From Big 4 CPA to Expert Witness

How earning a CPA and developing communication skills may lead to forensic accounting

MPAc student Kyle Anderson asks Lecturer Michael Ueltzen about the intriguing field of forensic accounting, the skills needed, and professional development for aspiring forensic accountants.

QS Ranks MSBA No. 1 Globally for Return on Investment
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QS Ranks MSBA No. 1 Globally for Return on Investment

Plus, No. 2 worldwide for “Value for the Money” in 2024 rankings

The UC Davis MSBA Class of 2022 showed record-breaking career placement success as strong demand continues for business-savvy data analysts, with average starting salaries of over $131,000 and average bonus of $19,000.

Meet the Firms: Kickstarting Your Accounting Career
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Meet the Firms: Kickstarting Your Accounting Career

Students connect with top national accounting companies at UC Davis

At this year’s 11th annual Meet the Firms event, recruiters from nearly 30 companies and agencies came to connect and share their organization’s career tracks and culture with MPAc students.

Advice from an MSBA Alum: How to Land Your Dream Job
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Advice from an MSBA Alum: How to Land Your Dream Job

Check out my five tips based on my success

With experience in data analytics at PayPal and Wise, MSBA Alum Laksh Suryanarayanan imparts his career wisdom and networking strategies about landing your dream job in the fintech field.

Emerge Summit 2023: Leading with Legacy - A Transformative Experience
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Emerge Summit 2023: Leading with Legacy - A Transformative Experience

My reflections as a first-time attendee and breakout session speaker

Jocelyn Guzman MBA 24 shares her experience attending and presenting at Sacramento Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit, where she joined fellow MBAs to speak about challenges faced by women of color.

A Physician’s Leadership Journey: Alum Charts the Value of MBA in Health Care
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A Physician’s Leadership Journey: Alum Charts the Value of MBA in Health Care

Dr. Steven Brass on change management, advent of AI, improving outcomes

Q&A with MBA alumnus Dr. Steven Brass, who reflects highlights of his Sacramento Part-Time MBA experience, his healthcare leadership journey and managing the multiple and complex aspects of the business of medicine.

My Mission: Rival the Snack Industry with Nutritious Food Startup
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My Mission: Rival the Snack Industry with Nutritious Food Startup

“Make the world a better place for the next generation”

Double Aggie Peter Barrick MBA 16, CEO of snack food startup Rivalz, is focused on reversing the global pandemic of malnutrition, insulin resistance, diabetes, and obesity propagated by Big Snack companies over the past 50 years.

MPAc to PwC: New Student Already Has Offer from Big Four Firm
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MPAc to PwC: New Student Already Has Offer from Big Four Firm

Aspiring auditor kickstarts accounting career in Silicon Valley

Q&A with PCAOB scholarship recipient Diana Tran shares her passion for auditing and how the MPAc program and audit internship is shaping her path towards becoming a CPA at PwC.

From Volunteer to Visionary: Leading with Legacy at Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit
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From Volunteer to Visionary: Leading with Legacy at Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit

Discover professional and personal growth opportunities

Sacramento MBA Julissa Adai de Gonzalez, member of Metro EDGE’s Leadership Council, invites you to the 10th Emerge Summit conference, sponsored by the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

Reaching New Heights: Making an Impact through My MBA Journey
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Reaching New Heights: Making an Impact through My MBA Journey

“Creating a positive impact extends beyond my corporate role”

While working at Kaiser, Bay Area MBA Genevieve Ngambia founded Striving For All, a nonprofit with a mission to enhance education and health for children in underserved communities globally.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Robin Greenspan MBA 17
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Robin Greenspan MBA 17

MBA alum Robin Greenspan recently returned to share with new students about maximining their MBA experience. He did just that as student body president and since earned several promotions at Intel where he's now in a senior financial management role. View video.

What to Know Before You Enroll in a Master's Degree with Arpita Mangal
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What to Know Before You Enroll in a Master's Degree with Arpita Mangal

UC Davis MSBA alumna interviewed on TechGuide podcast

Tune in as MSBA alumna Arpita Mangal shares the importance of hands-on experience, the benefits of the UC Davis MSBA program, the power of networking in San Francisco, her innovative projects in the healthcare sector, career advice and more.

Unleashing My Potential: From Fashion to Business Consulting
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Unleashing My Potential: From Fashion to Business Consulting

Inspiring others to challenge social beliefs and pursue their dreams

Faye Wu MBA 23 shares how her MBA experience unlocked a new skillset to supplement her fashion industry expertise and help fashion-based businesses become more sustainable.

 
Class of 2023: What’s Next for You?
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Class of 2023: What’s Next for You?

Our largest class ever is ready to change the world

View videos of our newest alumni from the Class of 2023 who share where they are heading next in their careers and future pursuits.