EMBA Recent Cohort

Congratulations to the 2019 Graduating Class of the University of Nevada, Reno Online Executive MBA Program

The commencement of the 2019 graduating class of the University of Nevada, Reno Online Executive MBA program was held on August 17, 2019.  This is the seventh graduating class and celebrated 28 graduates. The 2019 graduating class has impressive credentials that show the strong reputation, quality and diversity of the program:

  • The cohort included students from Arizona, California, Maryland, Nevada, and Oregon.
  • The cohort had an average of 12 years of work experience when they started in 2017.
  • Ten of the students started the program with Graduate or Professional Degrees, including a PhD in Bioengineering, Master of Public Administration, Master of Social Work, MA English & Political Science, MA Legal Studies, MS Mineral Resources Engineering, MS Environmental Science, and MS Computer Science.
  • Sample of graduate professions/Employers: Air Traffic Controller-FAA; Senior Project and Environmental Engineer-Barrick Cortez Inc.; Human Resources Director-Nature's Bakery; Network Specialist-Multnomah County Oregon Health Department; Senior Technical Engineer-Newmont Mining; Director of Accounting & Finance-Warren Packaging, Inc.; Immigration Paralegal-Legal Aid Center of Southern NV; Clinical Lab Support Services Supervisor-Renown; Senior Hotel Operations Supervisor-Lakeside Inn & Casino; Support Delivery Manager-Microsoft; Founder/Board of Directors-Southern NV Community Health Improvement Program; Mechanical Engineer-IGT Reno.

This cohort wants you to know...

"UNR's EMBA program is challenging but rewarding. With an engineering background, I found that I was lacking in the knowledge of business and management. The EMBA program has helped me to develop my skills. The various courses are practical and can be applied to the workplace. The degree will open doors and opportunities throughout my career that I wouldn't have had otherwise." - David Cheung

"As the first member of my entire family to ever graduate from graduate school, I am proud to say that this program provided me with the flexibility and knowledge to succeed in my career. I recommend UNR's EMBA program to everyone who is looking for a highly ranked and challenging program. This EMBA program is the key to helping professionals advance their careers or switch fields completely." - Miguel L. Flores

"The UNR EMBA program provided a wide range of knowledge regarding business of all types. It also offered the skills to apply it to the workplace and to my career. Not only was there a great amount of learning involved, but the interaction between the faculty and students amplified that learning. I am now much more aware of different aspects of my business and can provide much more value to my company." - Mike Dittenber

"I would recommend anyone that is thinking about acquiring an eMBA to seriously consider UNR's eMBA program as it provides the content, support and credibility any company looks for." - Gabriel Cassaro