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Career Impact

Accelerate Your Career with a Part-time Flex MBA

Work hard to get your MBA, and it will pay off. After earning a degree in our Part-time Flex MBA program, St. Thomas graduates and alumni report positive impacts on their careers—from salary increases to promotions and new business ventures.

A survey of 2016-2017 Part-time Flex MBA graduates reports that:

  • 60% of graduates received a promotion between program entry and program exit
  • Graduates saw a 33.8% average salary increase from program entry to program exit
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Students are employed at 350 organizations across the U.S.
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More than 60% of students have non-business undergraduate degrees
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of graduates promoted between program entry and program exit
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Focusing on the Family Business

Spencer McMillan ’17 MBA has worn a lot of hats in his career at his family company.
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Driving Meaningful Change at 3M

Lee Winbush '18 MBA feels confident driving meaningful change in his new leadership role at 3M.
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Expand Your Network & Your Possibilities

Attend one of two (but why not both?) Friday evening Master’s Pub sessions during the fall and spring semesters. Enjoy free beer, wine, soft drinks and pizza while consuming knowledge and networking. Featured guest speakers are stars from the Twin Cities business world.

Get help managing your career development from a career skills session or industry panel presentation, either on campus or online. These programs are offered throughout each spring and fall term either before class or occasionally on a Saturday morning. Topics covered include networking, resume writing, salary negotiation, using LinkedIn and managing your personal brand.

The week before fall and spring registration, attend a Happy Half Hour networking break on the Minneapolis campus. Pick up information about elective options and talk with advisers about upcoming registration. Refreshments are served.

As a student, you’ll have many opportunities to hear from practitioners in the business community while networking with fellow students, staff, faculty and alumni.

Build Your Career Here

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Career Management for Students

Get personalized career counseling from our experienced and insightful career coaches. We’re here to help you develop your resume, build your interview savvy, and prepare to job hunt with confidence.

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Career Management for Alumni

As a graduate of St. Thomas, you can rely on lifelong career management and assistance from our career center. We’re here to help you maximize your potential in today’s competitive job market.

Manage your career as an alumni
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Talent Development for Employers

Look to our Part-time Flex MBA degree as a training and talent development tool for your business, and to our graduates and alumni as highly talented candidates for your job openings.

Learn more about our business talent
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Featured companies that have hired St. Thomas graduates:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • 3M
  • Best Buy
  • Ecolab
  • General Mills
  • Cargill
  • Wells Fargo
  • US Bank
  • Ameriprise
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Medtronic
  • Target
  • Optum
  • Amazon
  • NASA
  • Microsoft

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The St. Thomas Opus College of Business is an incredible place to learn, meet inspiring peers and mentors, and build a strong career path. Don't just take our word for it—experience St. Thomas firsthand. Visit a class, attend an info session, or chat with the admissions team.