Career Outcomes

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 processes 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 2017)

  • 87% received first job offer by 3 months post-graduation that were reported to the Graham Office of Career Management
  • 81% accepted an offer by 3 months post-graduation that were reported to the Graham Office of Career Management
  • 20% increase in mean base average salary between UK MBA graduates and UK undergraduate business programs

Recent hires of the One Year MBA program include:

Alltech, Inc. CGB Enterprises, Inc.  Martin Marietta
Amazon Crowe MediVet Biologics
AMR Management Services Deloitte Consulting  Northrop Grumman Corporation
BCCLT Consulting Services Epic Systems Procter & Gamble
Bell Flight Fischer Homes Tempur Sealy International, Inc.
Bluegrass.org General Electric (GE) Toyota
Boeing Johnson Controls Toyota Tsusho America, Inc.
Bosch Humana, Inc. Stegner Investment Associates
Bristol Group Kazmira, LLC Sysco
Bullard Lexmark International, Inc. Valvoline, Inc.
Catalent Pharma Solutions LG&E KU Walt Disney Company
Central Bank Lockheed Martin Wright Patterson Air Force Base

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

Tory Stewart

Tory Stewart
Consultant, Chief Of Staff at Humana

Jordan Voss

Jordan Voss
Operations Sr. Finance Leader at Amazon

Jonathan Beatty

Jonathan Beatty
Founder of Servonta

Emmanuelle Barralis

Emmanuelle Barralis
Senior Consultant in FS Advisory at EY

Rachel Blevins

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

Justin Ellis

Justin Ellis
Manager Marketing at LINAK U.S.

Imane Sari

Imane Sari
Arabia JV Transition Project Manager at Cummins, Inc.

Korey Colyer

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

Sara Hodgson

Sara Hodgson
Finance and Adminstration Manager at Valvoline


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, 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