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Learning to Lead: Which degree matches your career goals — MBA or M.S. in Management?

Wilmington University’s Master of Business Administration program offers a career-focused, experience-driven degree that fits your schedule as well as your budget. But the MBA isn’t the only path to leadership excellence, as the Master of Science in Management program also offers a degree that delivers the skills you’ll need to rise in your field.   Both degree programs are available 100%…
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WilmU’s M.S. in Management: ‘Worth Every Penny’

Kathryn Whitesel is moving from melodies to management. After years as an early childhood and elementary school music teacher, she’s earning a master’s degree in management at Wilmington University and looking to change careers. “I’ve had a background…
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What Can You Do With an A.S. in Finance? 

Hockey fans love hat tricks — when a player scores three goals in a game. And did you know? You can achieve an educational “hat trick” at Wilmington University, beginning with an associate degree in finance. “We talk in academia all the time about stackable credentials. And the associate degree is a good way to get started,” says Donald Stuhlman, WilmU’s director of…
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DBA Residency Offers ‘Terrific Collaboration’

For 15 years, the DBA Residency Program has brought together doctoral candidates so they can refine their dissertation topics, gain insights from alumni, and meet their professors and fellow students. “They are spread out all over the country and this is the first time…
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From Immigrant Student to Adjunct Finance Instructor

Twenty years ago, Lucie Jeneski Stairs came to Delaware from the Czech Republic. She spoke little English, but had a talent for numbers and a passion for education. While working on an associate degree in accounting at Del Tech, a mentor suggested she go on for her B.S. degree at Wilmington University. “I had Lucie in three classes and was most impressed not only with her dedication and work…
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Applying Management Skills to Human Services

Dr. Jorge Velazquez, an adjunct instructor in the College of Business, is using his expertise in management and development to help train effective supervisors at nonprofit organizations. In April, he will be presenting at the Child Welfare League of America’s (CWLA)…
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College of Business Explores Global Academic Partnerships

Wilmington University is on the leading edge in a global economy as its College of Business explores partnerships with DBA programs in Latin America and Europe. Dr. Kathy Kennedy-Ratajack, dean of the College of Business, and Dr. Amy Danley, who chairs the DBA program, met with Mauricio Ramirez, who directs the DBA program at Universidad Catolica de Occidente (Catholic University of the West) in…
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