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What Differentiates the Forensics Track?

June 10, 2019

the guest speaker taking a selfie with the forensics class seated in the background

As a student who just graduated from the Forensics track, I want to share a few insights to help you understand more about it

How My Forensics Track Experience Helps Me in My Job

December 14, 2018

Students in a Fuqua classroom setting

As I was applying to Fuqua’s MQM program and doing my initial research, I didn’t have a great idea of what forensics was. However, of the four functional tracks offered in the program,…

How I Use My Finance Track Experience in My Job

December 3, 2018

MQM:BA class photo

When I was considering graduate school, I was looking at both finance and data analytics programs. When I found Fuqua’s MQM program and realized I could get a great data analytics education while…

How the Marketing Track Prepared Me for My Career


Scenes at The Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, NC Friday, November 17, 2017. (Justin Cook for The New York Times)

During my time as a Fuqua student in the MQM: BA Marketing track, much of my coursework focused on the customer—such as my favorite class, Customer Relationship Management. In this class, we took…

How the MQM Strategy Track Helps Me In My Job At Amazon


A group of MQM:BA students taking a group picture

I have always been interested in operations—so much so that I majored in transportation and logistics management in undergrad. When I enrolled in Fuqua’s MQM: Business Analytics program, my goal was to combine…

The Importance of Teams in the MQM Program

April 24, 2018

five teammates pose in a classroom, The Importance of Teams in the MQM Program

On January 17th, the day had come at last—Team Changeover. I was sad to leave my original learning team members, with whom I’d been working for the previous five months. But at the…

Adjusting from Work Life to Student Life

February 19, 2018

2 students working in front of their laptop, a common scene from student life

When I made the decision to go to grad school, I remember thinking to myself that I was going to have a lot more free time. Being in the workforce for three years prior…

My Progressive Transformation During the Program

November 26, 2017

Dean Petranka at orientation talking about progressive transformation during the program

Our MQM orientation in July was all about the idea of “progressive transformation,” delivered by Assistant Dean Jeremy Petranka. I remember thinking to myself, is this actually going to happen? Is this more of…

Why I Enrolled in MQM

November 20, 2017

Holding up my #FuquaBound banner I received in the admit pack, just prior to being enrolled in MQM

Why did I decide to enroll at Duke University? My answer is simple. The Fuqua School of Business is one of the best business schools in the world, and I truly believed that…