Career Outcomes

Achieve employment success.

Graham Office of Career Management

The Graham Office of Career Management offers comprehensive career development services exclusively for graduate (and undergraduate) business students at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics. Graham is pleased to provide pro-active and strategic process that are available through individual career counseling sessions that include a creation of personalized job search plans and career assessments, on-campus interview sessions, the MBA 630 career development course, career fairs and numerous recruiting and networking events. For a complete list of services and events, please visit the Graham Office of Career Management at gatton.uky.edu/career.

Career and Salary Data (One Year MBA Class of 2016)

  • 91% received first job offer by 3 months post-graduation that were reported to the Graham Office of Career Management
  • 80% accepted an offer by 3 months post-graduation that were reported to the Graham Office of Career Management
  • 71% received source of acceptance through school-related activities sponsored by the Graham Office or Gatton College
  • 18% increase in mean base average salary between UK MBA graduates and UK undergraduate business programs

Recent hires of the One Year MBA program include:

AGE Engineering Ernst & Young (EY) Norfolk Southern
ALDI Fifth Third Bank* PwC
Alltech, Inc.* General Electric (GE)* Schneider Electric*
Amazon GE Aviation Systems Target
Aramark GEICO Tempur Sealy International, Inc.*
Belcan Engineering* Hitachi Automotive* Toyota*
BB&T* Humana, Inc.* Toyota Tsusho
Blue and Co. Lexmark International, Inc.* Trane, Inc.*
Brown-Forman Corporation* Messer Construction* Valvoline, Inc.*
Catalent NBC Universal Wright Patterson Air Force Base
*Participated as a Project Connect sponsor

One Year MBA Alumni Spotlight:

Vishnu Jayamohan

Vishnu Jayamohan
Program Manager at Nissan North America Inc.

Sharay Lawson

Sharay Lawson
Purchasing Manager at Toyota

Adam Gilchrest

Adam Gilchrest
Program Manager at the United States Department of Defense

Bhuvana Kumaresan

Bhuvana Kumaresan
Product Engineer at Hitachi Automotive

Jordan Voss

Jordan Voss
Operations Sr. Finance Leader at Amazon

Jonathan Beatty

Jonathan Beatty
Founder of Servonta

Deepmala Jha

Deepmala Jha
On Site Manager at LeanCor Supply Chain Group

Rachel Blevins

Rachel Blevins
Director of Human Resources at Florida Tile, Inc.

Justin Ellis

Justin Ellis
Marketing Manager at Alltech

Imane Sari

Imane Sari
Middle East Corporate Responsibility Leader at Cummins, Inc.

Korey Colyer

Korey Colyer
Vice President of Finance and Administration at R. J. Corman Railroad Group 

Ana Megrelishvili

Ana Megrelishvili
Director of International Business Development at Big Ass Solutions


Applying into the MBA program

Before applying into the MBA program please review the Admissions Requirements, MBA Preparatory Courses and updated GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy. For any questions about the UK MBA, please contact:

Christopher Carney
Director of MBA Recruitment
Gatton College of Business and Economics
University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY 40506
859.257.7645 (office) | christopher.carney@uky.edu