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Earning a bachelor’s degree is no small undertaking. It’s understandable that many people end up putting college on hold to take care of family, job, or health issues. A bachelor’s degree, however, provides important advantages as you seek out new opportunities and professional advancement.
MBA leadership training is a critical component of a graduate program. For Chico State alum Lain Hensley, asking the right questions is an indispensable part of that education. “Why is it important for you to have an MBA? Why is it important for you to be a leader?” he asks students in workshops...
Christine Witt knows what it’s like to be a full-time graduate student with a career and growing family. She earned both her master’s degree and PhD while writing papers with one hand and holding an infant in the other. “I tell my students that the first day at class,” said Witt, an assistant pr... Continue Reading...
As an educator who’s taught both graduate and undergraduate marketing classes, Assistant Professor Katie Mercurio understands how online degree programs can be the great equalizer for classroom discussions.
Katie Mercurio teaches the first class online students take in Chico State’s Online MBA program, Seminar in Strategic Marketing, and she hopes it’ll be a welcome surprise. “From the time you're born, you’ve been exposed to marketing, so it's something that every single person can wrap their head... Continue Reading...