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Mar
31
2021
Baylor Graduate and Professional Programs Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Edition of Best Graduate Schools
Several Baylor University graduate and professional programs were among those nationally ranked in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released March 30.
Mar
24
2021
Why a Baylor MBA: Student & Alumni Perspectives

Ask any graduate business student or alum and they'll tell you that earning an MBA is a tedious process. Some of our MBA students and alumni share their top reasons why they chose to obtain a Baylor MBA.

Mar
19
2021
From Plebe to Partner
When faced with challenges, retired Army Capt. Kerry McNair learned early on that if he gave his best efforts, even adversity could present opportunity. It was true when he attended West Point and it is true today, as he helps companies deal with the fallout of a global pandemic.
Mar
10
2021
4 Things You Need to Know About Earning Your Online MBA
Choosing the right MBA program format can be challenging. Here are the top things you need to know about earning your MBA degree online.
Feb
24
2021
Taking the GMAT or GRE at Home: Standardized Testing in the Age of COVID-19
In the past century, standardized testing has become a topic of educational and philosophical debate for exam administrators and prospective students alike. One thing is for certain: the pandemic has shifted the model for standardized testing and preparation.
Feb
9
2021
Ten Best Books For MBA Students
In the new year, pastimes like writing and reading return for many eager and intellectually hungry students. If you are looking to start your year off strong with books about business and leadership, take a look at our top ten best books for MBA students.
Feb
1
2021
From Salutes to Sic 'Ems
Baylor ranked 47th nationally among Best Colleges for Veterans in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings — second among Big 12 Conference schools and in Texas — due, in part, to the program known as VETS (Veteran Educational and Transition Services).
Feb
1
2021
From the Ground Up
More than four decades ago, Baylor became one of the nation’s first universities to establish an entrepreneurship center. It quickly became the focal point for entrepreneurial development at Baylor, building new curriculum, conducting research and acquiring additional resources.
Jan
26
2021
Baylor's Online MBA Moves Up in 2021 U.S. News Online Rankings
Baylor University's online graduate program that leads to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree continues to move up in the latest U.S. News 2021 Best Online Programs rankings released today.
Jan
11
2021
Is an MBA Worth it? Examining the ROI of an MBA Degree
One of the most basic and frequently used performance measurements in business is Return on Investment, or ROI. When the primary goal of an organization is to increase revenue in a cost-efficient manner, ROI is a great place to start. Similarly, evaluating ROI is quite relevant when considering whether or not to earn an MBA. For many, the ROI ends up being a compelling factor in their decision.
Dec
16
2020
5 Tips for Maximizing a Virtual Conference
2020 has challenged our conventional thoughts about how we do business and interact with our peers. Hardly any traditionally in-person events are immune to its influence. This includes professional conferences. Check out our 5 tips for ensuring your virtual conference experience is a successful and worthwhile endeavor.
Nov
11
2020
Life After Serving: A Chat with Veterans On Obtaining an MBA
In recognition of Veterans Day, we sat down with some of our Baylor MBA veteran students and alumni to discuss their thoughts on obtaining an MBA degree, adjusting to civilian life, and learning how to balance it all while still keeping up with work and family.
Oct
9
2020
Baylor MBA Partners with Eljun, LLC for Focus Firm
Focus Firm partners present Baylor MBA cohorts with real-world business projects, then work with students over several weeks to generate actionable insights.
Oct
7
2020
Baylor MBA's Cesar Ortiz, II Named Future Texas Business Legend
Baylor Executive MBA student, Cesar Ortiz, II, was recently announced as a recipient of the Future Texas Business Legend Award. The award (and an emphatic Sic 'Em Bears!) was bestowed upon him on behalf of the Texas Business Hall of Fame by none other than Texas Business Legend Drayton McLane.

Baylor MBA Student Latest Recipient of Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholar Award
Sep
23
2020
The MBA Experience: Curriculum and Relationships Take Extra Effort Amid Pandemic
When COVID-19 suddenly interrupted Baylor University's residential MBA program by sending all classes to an online format, students and professors put into action the problem-solving tools that have traditionally undergirded the program.
Aug
13
2020
How Do Baylor MBA Professors Teach Change Management? They Lead By Example

Converting 10 core MBA courses in the Spring of 2020 from in-person classrooms to an online delivery format in a matter of weeks wasn't easy, but Baylor MBA professors did so while still ensuring that real-world examples of life in the business world became in-the-moment lessons. All while still maintaining strong student engagement. Read on to learn how.

Jul
3
2020
Executive Coaches Come Alongside Baylor MBA Grads to Help with Newly-Found Skills
While the Baylor MBA programs are known for industry-leading faculty, world-class facilities, and tremendous job opportunities upon graduation, there's another thing offered that graduates feel sets the program apart: Executive Coaching.
Jun
19
2020
A tale of two Baylor EMBA grads: Different stories, same dream
Post-grad degrees are not for the faint of heart. While some pursue their Baylor MBA straight out of undergrad, some take time to establish families and careers, returning years later. Enter Ahad Rehmatulla and Marc Fergason. While they have different stories, both remind us it’s never too late to achieve our dreams.
Jun
5
2020
Don't Look Beyond the First Sentence -- Keys to an Engaging Presentation
Starting a presentation with, "I'm here to talk about..." is equivalent to starting a love letter with, "To Whom it May Concern." What works better? Baylor MBA professors April Rowsey and Kelly MacGregor teach students how to be far more convincing when presenting.
May
22
2020
How a Baylor MBA Intern Perseveres During COVID-19
When it's MBA intern vs. COVID-19, who wins? If it's a Baylor MBA intern... it's no contest.
May
5
2020
When Crisis Calls:  Five Traits of Effective Servant Leadership
Baylor's Dr. Mitch Neubert draws on recent events surrounding Covid-19 to reflect on just what it means to be a servant leader.
Apr
23
2020
The Value of Relationships in Baylor’s MBA Program
Baylor MBA alum Matt Clark talks about how his MBA contributed to "the perfect storm" that brought career success that even he never thought possible.
Apr
16
2020
Looking for a Good Read While Practicing Social Distancing? Baylor Business Professors Share Their Favorites.
Why not de-stress AND enrich your business acumen while sheltering in place? Our Baylor Business professors are always diving into great books, so we asked them to share their hand-picked recommendations.
Mar
30
2020
Graduate Business Programs Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Edition of Best Graduate Schools
Baylor's Graduate Business programs moved up to No. 56 among the USNWR's Best Business Schools. Baylor's Healthcare MBA is ranked 17th and its OMBA program jumped to No. 47 nationally.
Mar
25
2020
Lifelong Learning:  Connections and Relationships Beyond the Classroom
Baylor alum Jody Campbell comes full circle when reconnecting with negotiations professor, Dr. Chris Meyer, to work on a real-world project.
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