Careers & Alumni 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 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 2018)

  • 84% 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
  • Average starting mean base salary was $60,111

Recent hires of the One Year MBA program include:

84.51 CGB Enterprises, Inc. Martin Marietta
Alltech, Inc. Crowe MediVet Biologics
Amazon Deloitte Consulting Norfolk Southern
AMR Management Services Epic Systems Northrop Grumman Corporation
BCCLT Consulting Services Fischer Homes Procter & Gamble
Bell Flight General Electric (GE) Tempur Sealy International, Inc.
Bluegrass.org Johnson Controls The Volvo Group
Boeing Humana, Inc. Toyota
Bosch Kazmira, LLC Toyota Tsusho America, Inc.
Bristol Group Kentucky Health Collaborative UK Healthcare
Bullard Lexmark International, Inc. United Airlines
Catalent Pharma Solutions LG&E KU Valvoline, Inc.
Central Bank Lockheed Martin Wright Patterson Air Force Base

One Year MBA Alumni Spotlight:

Vishnu Jayamohan

Vishnu Jayamohan
Global Marketing Senior Manager at Nissan Motor Corporation

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
Sr. Finance Manager, Global Customer Fulfillment Process Engineering at Amazon

Jonathan Beatty

Jonathan Beatty
Founder of Servonta and Site Controller at Amazon

Emmanuelle Barralis

Emmanuelle Barralis
FS Transactions Services, Strategy & Operations Manager at EY

Imane Sari

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


Contact Us

Before applying into the MBA program please review the Admissions Requirements, MBA Preparatory Courses, GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy and FAQ's. 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