Semester in Review

As we transition into a new year, we also embark on the next chapter of our M.S. in Commerce journey. It seems worth reflecting on all we’ve experienced in the past five months.

Five months seems like a short time, but the program has been transformational. Every student can confidently say they have:

Going Global: Class of 2018 GIE Reveal

With bated breath we waited, 124 students eager to explore the global business world. To everyone else, it was a cold Tuesday night, but to M.S. in Commerce students anticipating global study adventures, we could almost feel the desert winds of UAE or humid Hong Kong breeze on our faces. Professors and staff were in high spirits as they assembled at the front of the room. Smiling widely at his captive audience, Professor Peter Maillet, Associate Dean of Global Affairs, began to outline the purpose of the Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course and the six tracks offered to the Class of 2018.

It’s Job Season: The CCS Careers in Marketing Forum

With autumn’s arrival in Charlottesville, students at the McIntire School of Commerce have traded their sundresses and shorts for a sharper uniform: power suits and padfolios. The marketing-inclined students—including this trio of bloggers—were no exception last month, with Commerce Career Services (CCS) turning its focus to the two-day Careers in Marketing Forum. Students dusted off their networking skills and listened eagerly to a host of marketing professionals.

A Ten-Year Retrospective from the Program Director

The McIntire School proudly offers a premier M.S. in Commerce. Widely considered one of the world’s leading master’s in management programs (read: MiM vs. MBA), the curriculum eclipses the status quo of business education, offering students skills invaluable not just for a job, but a lifetime. The secret to this program’s success, however, lies in the detailed approach taken by our faculty. Ten years after the debut of the M.S. in Commerce program, we spoke with Program Director Ira Harris about the inception of this unique degree and what makes it special.

Meet the Class of ’18 Bloggers

Hello! We are your 2017-18 bloggers from the McIntire School of Commerce. Currently enrolled in the M.S. Commerce program, we look forward to providing you with the inside skinny of all things McIntire. We LOVE this program so we hope with some current insight you’ll grow to love it as well.


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