SALT LAKE CITY: starting this fall, Utah Valley University will partner with Silicon Slopes to offer a master's degree in technology management at business administration at the headquarters of the non-profit organization in Lehi.
Utah Valley University President Astrid S. Tuminez, who addressed the Subcommittee on Higher Education Appropriations of the Utah Legislature on Wednesday morning, described the association.
in the Silicon Slopes classrooms and we will bring industry experts and executives to teach in this MBA. Not only will students be fully immersed in the world of practice, but even as they study, they can network with those people who could provide them with the right tutoring and appropriate employment opportunities, "he said.
Tuminez announced the association earlier this month, during the Silicon Slopes Technology Summit.
Silicon Slopes executives will speak with MBA students throughout the semester, providing relevant instruction for those seeking executive positions in the leading technology companies in Utah Silicon Slopes is a nonprofit organization that enables the Utah technology and startup community to learn, connect and provide services, according to its website.
"UVU and Silicon Slopes have these incredible stories of innovation and growth that have led us to be national leaders in our respective "Writers said the partners have worked together for years to create jobs and the skilled workforce to cover them."
"The new MBA at Silicon Slopes takes that natural partnership to a whole new level by providing the business and community leaders we need in Utah not only to continue our rapid economic growth, but also to meet the challenges. That come with growth. "We are absolutely delighted that these two innovators are coming back together to make a difference in the lives of the residents and the quality of our community," Wright said.
The UVU MBA is offered as a full-time accelerated program or a part-time program to meet the different needs of students.
The Silicon Slopes campus will serve as the third campus of the MBA program. Full-time and part-time programs are offered at the UVU Orem campus, and part-time programs are available at Thanksgiving Point.