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Jenkins MBA

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Christy Colgan

Name:  Christy Colgan
Program: Professional Online MBA
Graduation: May 2013
Position/Employer: Occupation:  Wellness Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Previous Education: B.S., Exercise Physiology, East Carolina University

Q: What drew you to the Jenkins MBA program? How did the program complement your undergrad studies (or took you in a different direction)?
I wanted to gain broader business experience as my undergrad was very focused in my subject matter expertise. I also wanted to move into leadership at my organization.

Q: What are some value points gained from your MBA experience and how are you applying what you’ve learned in your current role?
I have been able to apply accounting, finance and economic skills learned in classes as well as team and leadership skills learned through practicums.

Q: Advice for prospective students considering the Jenkins MBA program?
Apply your day to day work to your class work to get the most out of the experience!