The value of your Appalachian MBA had only begun with your one or two years spent in the program. Lifelong friendships, networking, and community resources are among the most important benefits of your Appalachian degree. The relationship you build within this community give you the power to move ahead in your job, change your career path, and even change location around the world.
With more than 1,000 graduates, including leaders in the corporate world, as well as nonprofit and government organizations, we have a strong alumni network ready to serve you. Wherever you find yourself in life, you can always call on fellow Appalachian graduates for support. To allow us to stay in touch with you, please update your alumni record as information changes.
The MBA program administers a Linkedin group where MBA alumni, students, and faculty members can network together. The "Appalachian State University MBA Alumni and Friends" group boasts more than 400 members. An additional network is the MBA Facebook page; alumni are encouraged to get involved!
Appalachian’s MBA program offers a variety of ways alumni, friends, and supporters of our program can give back. Complete an interest form to further your relationship with Appalachian State University. Potential opportunities include:
- Be a mentor
- Be a guest speaker in a class
- Help students travel abroad by donating to our international scholarship fund
- Organize a tour or information session at your company
- Provide a financial contribution to the MBA program in support of student professional development, general scholarships and travel funds for MBA students.
Robert Johnston, Vice President of Ambulatory Services & Clinical Integration at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, discusses his experiences in the MBA program at Appalachian State University.