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MBA provides business skill set for medical school student

You realize that in order to address issues at the community level, it takes a more interdisciplinary approach

Growing up in Gilgil, Kenya, Yvonne Kamau watched her father address a wide range of health issues as a pharmacist.

“I think from then, I remember very clearly knowing that I wanted to be able to help people,” Kamau said.

That goal led her to pursue a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center along with a degree she didn’t expect: an MBA.

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Business school numbers

Ranked no.
27
Nationally, among public universities
U.S. News & World Report
Ranked no.
45
Nationally, overall
U.S. News & World Report
Total Enrollment
1,700+
Students, Fall 2016
Freshman Direct Admits
300+
Students, Fall 2016
Undergraduates
76%
Placement, at graduation
Recent graduate data
Undergraduates
$50K
Average starting salary
Recent graduate data
 

Recent blog posts

September 13, 2017
School of Business to host its first Accounting Week

The School of Business will host its inaugural Accounting Week sponsored by PwC on Monday, Sept. 18, through Wednesday, Sept. 20, as an opportunity for students to explore the various career paths within the accounting field.

Accounting Week exposes students to the different opportunities a KU accounting degree can offer them.

The week’s events will bring in visiting professionals and include a keynote speaker, a panel featuring young alumni, and other activities for students throughout the week. The entire event is sponsored by the generosity of PwC.

Zaine Williams, Ernst and Young National Tax Performance Advisory, will give the keynote at “Beyond the Numbers” to kick off... Read more

September 11, 2017
Sinclair McDonald, VP of promotions for the Marketing Club, shares her experiences at the School of Business and what she’s looking forward to during Marketing Week, happening Sept. 11–14.Sinclair McDonald is a senior studying marketing, and she serves as the VP of promotions for the Marketing Club.What are you studying?

I am a marketing major.

Why did you choose to study marketing?

I came to KU originally as an education major but later discovered that education wasn’t my forte, so I switched to marketing once I discovered that I can put my creative mindset into the business world.

What has been one of your best School of Business experiences?

The people I’ve met and the relationships I have created with other students are by... Read more

 

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