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THE VALUE OF AN MBA FOR WOMEN Women are benefiting from earning an MBA like never before. Learn why.


THE ROI OF AN MBA EARNING AN MBA COULD LAND YOU:

SPECIFIC BENEFITS AN MBA CAN PROVIDE: EXPERTISE

A LIFETIME EARNING POTENTIAL OF OVER $3 MILLION

An MBA teaches you new business, analytical, decision-making and leadership skills.

CREDIBILITY

PAY GAINS OF 55-65% OF PREMBA SALARY WITHIN 5 YEARS OF GRADUATION

Your MBA degree is a testament to your successful pursuit of business knowledge, practice & excellence.

PAY GAINS AT GRADUATION OF AROUND 35-40% OF PRE-MBA SALARY

CONFIDENCE An MBA experience reveals your strengths and fortifies you for future challenges.

NETWORKING

95%

of MBA graduates found their MBA experience personally rewarding

85%

Make lasting connections & invaluable relationships with fellow professionals.

of MBA graduates attribute their MBA in advancing their careers

SUCCESS Realize your career potential with an advanced degree that is flexible & portable.

THE PATH TO THE BOARDROOM COMPANIES WITH GREATER REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES ACHIEVE:

42%

higher return on sales

53%

higher return on equity

66%

FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES LED BY FEMALE CEO’S:

higher return on invested capital


HER UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MBA EXPERIENCE LAURA SNYDER | CLASS OF 2012 Undergraduate: Business Administration, Kansas State University Career: Senior Manager, Business Development, Orbital ATK

“Yes, I got the piece of paper that hangs on my wall and appears on my resume, but more than that, I got an experience. The growth and learning that I gained has no doubt changed the trajectory of my career.”

SATHYA VIJAYAKUMAR | CLASS OF 2013 Undergraduate: Telecommunication Engineering, Bangalore University Career: Sr. Statistical Analyst, Intermountain Healthcare

“I learned to strike the right balance in my life and how to adeptly negotiate between the demands of my profession, education and family.”

SIRI OSTHED | CLASS OF 2013 Undergraduate: Communications and Business Management, Brigham Young University Career: Head of Product Operations, Thumbtack

“As I was reentering the workforce after spending a few years raising my two children, it was important for me to refresh and sharpen my skills. The EMBA program gave me my confidence back.”

NINA TEKWANI | CLASS OF 2014 Undergraduate: Communication Studies, Fontbonne University Career: Senior Manager of Global Social Media, Young Living Essential Oils

“There is a bond formed between MBA students that cannot be matched. My favorite aspect of my MBA has been the deep level of interaction with my classmates.”

TANIA BASHFORD | CLASS OF 2015

“My MBA enabled me to change my career path from teaching and corporate training to data analytics. It gave me confidence to excel in a new field and has opened up many new opportunities throughout the world not previously available.”

Undergraduate: Learning Management, Central Queensland University Career: Workforce Operations Analyst, eBay

BROOKE KARRINGTON | CLASS OF 2015 Undergraduate: English Language and Literature, University of Utah Career: Principal, Lone Peak Valuation Group

“I have been hired on several cases solely because of my MBA. The degree has had an immediate impact on my career.”

BAILEY SCOVILLE | CLASS OF 2016 Undergraduate: Spanish Language and Literature, University of Utah Career: Brand and Content Manager, Kneaders Bakery and Cafe

“I have been surprised by how quickly I’ve been able to apply the concepts we’re learning to my work. It has given me greater insight into the management, politics, and capital structure of my company.”

MACKENZIE HALES | CLASS OF 2017

“My MBA has not only given me real, practical experience in analysis, business planning, and pitching to investors, but I’ve also had the opportunity to explore, both intellectually and professionally, in new arenas.”

Undergraduate: Environmental Studies and Politics, Whitman University Career: Senior Consultant, Kalypso


UNIVERSITY OF UTAH DAVID ECCLES SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MBA PROGRAMS & EXECUTIVE EDUCATION 1645 E. Campus Center Drive C. Roland Christensen Center, CRCC 125 Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-5577 MBA@Utah.edu | ExecEd@Utah.edu Eccles.Utah.edu

Forté Foundation, How to MBA and UNC Kenan-Flagler provided the statistics for this publication. See www.fortefoundation.org for more details.

The Value of an MBA for Women  

Women are benefiting from earning an MBA like never before. Learn more here.

The Value of an MBA for Women  

Women are benefiting from earning an MBA like never before. Learn more here.