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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Put your career on the fast track.

Whether you are changing careers or advancing within your current one, Isenberg provides a comprehensive career and professional development program to meet your needs. Starting with our Program Orientation, you’ll learn more about our many resources, our career workshops, and our dedicated career development team. We’ll also introduce you to IConnect, the online career and professional development platform sponsored by Isenberg’s Office of Career Success. IConnect hosts job postings, career events, and a suite of resources and tools in one central location. You can also find contact information for career coaches trained and ready to work with online MBA students.

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MBA Orientation

Kick off your MBA experience with our Orientation. You will learn more about the resources available to you across the UMass Amherst campus. LinkedIn Learning, tutoring, library research support, and career and professional development are just some of the resources available to you. Panel presentations featuring Isenberg alumni offer insight into the importance of goal setting and focused career planning.

Your Career Coach

As an Isenberg MBA student, you will have direct access to a career coach who can help you with everything from a personalized job search to interview prep to general career planning. Our career development team and MBA program staff are available to support you during your professional development journey and connect you with our network of industry partners and alumni.

Career Workshops

Isenberg MBA career workshops are innovative and comprehensive. We offer interactive, lunchtime workshops on life design and goal setting, effective interviewing, salary negotiation, and job search strategies. Our workshops and alumni panels are offered virtually, with some in-person events in Boston and Amherst. We make the recordings of all events and workshops available online 24/7.

Focus Areas
Gain industry insight with a specialization in Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Administration, or Management.
Ranked #12
U.S. News & World Report ranked our online MBA #12 out of 328 online MBA Programs in 2022.
High Demand Skills
Enhance your analytical skills with courses in Data Management, Business Intelligence and Data Mining.
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IConnect

Virtual Career Center

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MBA Career Development Team

MBA Career Development Team

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Nic Wegman
Executive Career Coach for MBAs
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Rachel Snyder
Rachel Snyder
Assistant Director, Career Development
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Brian Hentz
Brian Hentz
Senior Lecturer
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Follow our step-by-step process to complete your online application.

  1. Once you click Apply Now, you will be taken to the University's secure online student information system, SPIRE.
  2. Follow the “Go to Application” link to create your user account to begin your application process.
  3. Complete the admissions requirements and submit your application. Note: you can save and resume your application process as you gather required materials.
  4. After submitting, track your application at the Graduate School Status of Application page.
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