Category: Full-Time MBA

Veteran Spotlight: Benj Holladay, 2-year Full-time MBA, Class of 2022, Navy, Active Duty, Nuclear Engineer

Background: I’m originally from Birmingham, Alabama, and I studied Chemical Engineering at Auburn University. I followed in the footsteps of both my grandfathers when I decided to join the Navy. I had the great opportunity to work at Naval Reactors HQ in Washington, D.C., for the duration of my 5-year commitment. I primarily worked in the division responsible for overseeing manufacturing of nuclear reactor cores destined to power the nuclear fleet. I enjoyed the technical parts of the job, but what I enjoyed more was when my job crossed into focusing on the business elements. Why Goizueta: I was looking...

Veteran Spotlight: Isaac Olsen, 2-Year Full-time MBA, Class of 2022, United States Army

Isaac Olsen is a full-time MBA candidate at Goizueta Business School (GBS) and currently serves as President of the GBS Veterans Association (GBSVA). After serving 10 years in the U.S. Army, Isaac chose to transition from active duty military service in order to pursue a career in strategy and management consulting. He will serve this summer at EY as a summer associate in Atlanta, Georgia. Background: “Originally from Presque Isle, Maine. I completed my undergrad degree at Liberty University in Virginia. I then spent 10-years as an Engineer Officer in the Army, mostly at Fort Bragg, NC and Fort...

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The Best One-Year MBA Programs in the USA

One-Year MBA programs are a great way to get a full-time MBA experience with less career interruption. As the name suggests, One-Year MBA programs are completed in 12 months. These programs, however, are not for everyone and the best One-Year MBA programs in the USA are highly selective. What is a One-Year MBA Program? A One-Year MBA program is a full-time MBA that can be completed in 12 months. It delivers a full-time MBA experience in an accelerated MBA scheduled. This means completion of the same curriculum (core courses and elective course options) as a traditional full-time MBA but...

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Many Options for Master’s Degrees in Business

Business is the most popular field of study for those pursuing post-graduate degrees, and there are many options when it comes to master’s degrees in business. The Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is the most popular of these degrees as it provides a broad business foundation while still enabling students to specialize in a particular area such as marketing, finance, accounting, consulting, technology management, etc. There has been a surge in specialized master’s degrees in business over the past decade. The most popular of these degrees is the master’s in business analytics, master’s in finance, and master’s in accounting,...

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John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition: More than Competing

This past winter, I teamed up with four Goizueta Business School classmates for the John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition (JLCC). If this is your first introduction to JLCC, its purpose is to bring corporations and students interested in business together to create innovative and actionable racial justice initiatives. Please, read more about JLCC here. This was my first case competition. While I expected competition, I also had the opportunity to enjoy connection, education, impact, and celebration. Here’s how it all went… In November, my team formed by considering the diversity of perspectives needed to compete successfully. I particularly...

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The Goizueta Impact Continues…

One of the reasons I applied to Goizueta Business School was for its experiential offerings through the IMPACT360 program. During the spring semester of my first year, four of my classmates and I worked on a project with a local nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate Atlanta’s competitiveness for its residents and businesses. It was rewarding to work in a concerted effort with my peers and leaders within the Atlanta business community to deliver solutions that drove value for the organization. While applying to business schools, I hadn’t imagined that I would gain that level of exposure so quickly...

Types of MBAs | Choosing an MBA Program

Goizueta Business School offers a portfolio of MBA programs to meet those ready for an MBA degree where they are and to offer them the opportunity to learn along side others who are in a similar professional season. Choosing an MBA program because of a need or desire to pursue additional education and leadership development strikes at different times and in different circumstances. Our diversity of programs allows you to enroll in a program that will provide not just an enhanced toolbox but also a vibrant network to engage with long after graduation. Types of MBA Programs There are...

What is an MBA?

If you are researching graduate business degrees you may be asking, what is an MBA and how does it compare to a specialized master’s degree in business. An MBA degree is one of the most sought-after degrees in the United States. It is considered a highly-skilled master’s degree, which is designed to prepare students to work as managers or higher level positions across a range of industries and business disciplines. Graduates of an MBA program are likely to be among the most well-educated in their field. What is an MBA? The MBA degree is designed to provide students with...