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Years of work experience required


Average hours students spend on summer internship


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Early Career MBA students lend zest to the business of business education. They’re eager to add leadership skills to an already stellar knowledge base. This dynamic early-start MBA program brings together a rich mix of students from all disciplines who want to enter the workforce with a competitive edge. Students enter the program with no work experience, and they graduate as tomorrow’s business leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs.


Courses for the Real World

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BUS 687 Internship

150 hours of business experience with a company that may be paid or unpaid

BUS 625 Organizational Communication

Improving understanding and application of managerial communication skills and negotiation tools and their implications for effective management

MKT 621 Digital Marketing

Overview of social media, website management, content marketing, web analytics and search engine optimization

BUS 510 Career Assessment and Development

Identify career goals based on personal skills, interests and values and understand how to compete in the global job market

BUS 641 Financial Markets and Investments

Operating of financial markets, techniques for security valuation, and portfolio management

BUS 615 Managerial Accounting

Use of accounting information for purposes of management decision-making, planning, and control

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We’re here to help support your professional goals, transitions, and dreams.

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There are various graduate assistantship opportunities. See what might be a fit for you.

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A for-credit certificate can enhance your skills. We’ll help you navigate.

Learn by Doing


Working closely with career counselors, 100 percent of students in the 2016 ECMBA class found internships.

Intern with Rocky Mountain Senior Games


Andrea Fortney
Program Manager
(970) 491-5591
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Important Dates
12/15/2017, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 graduates!

Graduate students in eligible programs have the opportunity to earn a stipend in return for their w...
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