Stay Connected

  • UST MBC Linked In group is open to current students and alumni. Send a request to join and learn more about the variety of UST MBC connections.
  • @USTMBC is the MBC program Twitter tag.
  • @USTBusiness to follow Opus College of Business news and events.
  • FaceBook – USTBusiness



Summer and Fall 2014 Registration

Watch your UST email for detailed registration information. Summer and fall term registration will begin April 1-3. Students are assigned an access time to Murphy Online. Students that have the most earned credits and are close to graduation will begin registration on April 1. Students that have plans for a specific course will want to register at their assigned opening. Core courses in the summer session are the most likely to fill quickly.  http://www.stthomas.edu/classes/

Tuition for 2014-2015

The UST Board of Trustees has set the tuition rates for the new school year. Beginning summer term 2014, the tuition for all UST MBC program students will be $1005 per credit or $3015 for each three-credit course. The technology fee will change to $99 per semester for 6 or more credits or $49 per semester for less than 6 credits.


Certificate Completion

If you are enrolled in your sixth course as a business communication certificate student watch your mail for confirmation of a planned and earned certificate. Certificates are ordered at the end of the term and mailed to all certificate candidates.

Certificate students can Apply to Transfer to the UST MBC degree by completing a graduate exam or assessment and the linked online application form. Complete applications will be reviewed after our April 15 or August 4 application deadlines. If admitted as a degree student, registration and Murphy Online access will be opened once again.


Master’s Connection: The 20-minute Networking Meeting

Wednesday, March 26, 7:30 am, Minneapolis campus, Opus Hall 201. Open to Opus College of Business graduate students and alumni. Registration is required.

This Master’s Connection will focus on how you can penetrate the “invisible” job market by growing and strategically using your network and how to do it all in a structured, simple and highly productive 20 minutes.

Presented by Nathan Perez, co-author of “The 20-Minute Networking Meeting”, this workshop will help you understand how to capitalize on your professional network.


Career Skills Workshop

Graduate Business Career Skills Session. Open to Graduate Business students.

5-5:50 pm, Wednesday, April 9, UST Mpls. campus

Positioning Statement/Personal Pitch – Creating a great first impression in a short time (with LaBarre Spence) Register online.

To stand out from the rest, you want people to clearly know what you have to offer and how you are going to help them.  In this hands-on workshop, you’ll craft your distinctive and compelling 30” pitch (elevator speech) to let the world (internal/external) know what you’ve got and can deliver.


The Forum on Workplace Inclusion

March 18-20, 2014, Minneapolis Convention Center

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion is the largest diversity and inclusion conference in the country. The purpose of The Forum is to provide a compelling learning experience fostering business and thought leadership in workplace diversity and inclusion.

The conference is presented by the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas. Consistent with the Catholic intellectual tradition of the University of St. Thomas, the Opus College of Business educates students and working professionals to become effective, ethical global business leaders and to be constructive contributors to society.

The conference will also feature keynote presentations, 65 concurrent learning sessions, a Resource Expo, Career Fair and networking with 1200+ participants.

Learn more about the conference at www.StThomas.edu/MCF.


Stakeholder’s Dialogue: Who Stole the American Dream?

An examination of wealth creation and wealth distribution

Wednesday, April 9, 5 p.m., UST Mpls campus. Register online.

“Today, the gravest challenge and the most corrosive fault line in our society is the gross inequality of income and wealth in America.” (page xiv from Who Stole the American Dream?)

Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?, is the featured speaker at the 2014 Stakeholder Dialogue.

The dialogue will be moderated by Michelle Rovang Burke, M.B.C., director of the Veritas Institute.