University of Alaska MBA Program Open to Yukon College Students

Whitehorse – Yukon College and the University of Alaska Southeast are signing a Memorandum of Understanding to offer the web-delivered Master of Business Administration Program to Yukon students.

The purpose of the MOU is to expand opportunities for students interested in pursing an MBA and to meet the professional development needs of the Yukon business community.

The signing will take place Tuesday January 26th from 9:30 – 10:30 in the Yukon College Boardroom.

“This is a significant step that will allow Yukon College students to gain the necessary skills to become leaders in a variety of areas,” says Jeff Wolosewich, Acting Dean of the Division of Applied Science and Management. “It’s important that the Yukon work to develop and retain our leadership capacity.”

The program will offer a mix of theory and practice in areas such as, marketing, accounting, corporate strategy and human resource and personnel administration.

“We look forward to expanding UAS’ long standing graduate program relationship with Yukon College; we see this recent development as a tremendous benefit for students and community members on both sides of the Alaska-Yukon border,” says MBA Program Director, Rick Wolk.

After the signing, Wolk will be visiting classrooms to speak with prospective MBA students.