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Undergraduate Business Program

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MBA Class of '18 Achieves 90% Employment

January 17, 2018

mba 2018The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM) is a leading school for employment in Inland Southern California. The MBA class of 2018 reached 90% full-time employment within three months of graduation. 

Full-time MBA graduates are mostly early career professionals with an average age of 26 and two to three years of work experience. In addition to employment, 9.5% of MBA graduates are entrepreneurs starting a new business, and 9.5% will continue to pursue higher education.

The MBA program has consistently climbed in rankings to place at No. 89 for Best Full-time MBA Programs. As the UCR School of Business continues to rise in rankings in the top 100 Best Business Schools, MBA graduates are accelerating their careers and are in high demand by employers across industries.

In the past three years, MBA graduates have been hired by the Big 4, Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and government organizations.

Recent employers include PepsiCo, Thomas Reuters, Amazon, Deloitte, Esri, AT&T, AEG Worldwide, Toyota, Dell, Kaiser Permanente, Ernst & Young, PWC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, FBI, Walt Disney Company, SolarMax Technology, California Public Utilities Commission, and UCR.

For more information about the AGSM Career Development Center, to employ students or participate as a speaker or trainer, contact John Mattson, director of the AGSM Career Development Center, at or call (951) 827-6202.





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