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MBA Bobcat Q&A: Amanda Wolfert

Thursday, April 4 2019 09:00am

Amanda has a history of Bobcats in her family. Check out her story!

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Mandy Wolfert 2By: Taylor Uden

Name: Amanda Wolfert
Program: Ohio University's MBA/MSA Dual Degree
Class Year: 2020
Undergraduate Institution: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Why did you choose Ohio University's dual degree program?
It's the best in the world! The general knowledge base from the MBA paired with the alumni network made joining the OHIO family an easy choice.

What are you most looking forward to this year?
Spending time in Athens with lifelong friends and learning a variety of transferable skill sets through the MBA.

What was your favorite MBA class and why?
Marketing, because Professor Marchese is so experienced and such a fun lecturer.

What has been the most difficult part of your transition into graduate school?
Accounting proved to be a challenge, but we powered through with the help of classmates and collaborating with professors.

What would you tell someone considering Ohio University's MBA/MSA dual degree program?
OHIO’s Sports Ad program is unlike any other! The pairing of the MBA and MSA helps students to receive a balanced education base and the alumni networking along with experiential learning puts that knowledge into reality.

What are your career goals? How did you figure out what you wanted to do?
I want to work in events within college athletics. One day I would like to run March Madness for the NCAA. I worked for a company called Tailgate Guys, which led me to discover my passion for events and creating a positive client experience.

Where is your favorite place to hang out on campus/in Athens?
Anywhere on Court Street!

Learn more about OHIO’s MBA/MSA Dual Degree Program 

OHIO's MBA/MSA combination is unbeatable in preparing students for careers in the sport industry. This program recognizes the growing complexity of the sports, facility and entertainment industries, and reinforces Ohio University's commitment to preparing students for the leadership challenges of the future.