First MBA students get degrees

Seven graduate students recently became the university’s first MBA graduates.

Missouri S&T started its MBA program in January 2007. The program, which emphasizes the use of technology in business enviroments, consists of 36 hours of graduate-level work.
MBA students customize their Missouri S&T degree by choosing a concentration in e-commerce, enterprise resource planning, finance, human-computer interaction, information technology management, marketing, new product design and management, or supply chain management.
The students compete to solve real-world business problems and are required to complete an internship as part of the curriculum.
The first MBA degrees were awarded during winter commencement ceremonies on Dec. 15. Recipients were Nancy Corcoran, Randall Davis Jr., Nicholas Feldmann, CSci’06, Robert Jones, BAdm’06, Sharon Massengill, Christopher Stewart, BAdm’06, and Lindsey Woessner, BAdm’06.

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