“I was able to receive my degree due to the flexible format and amazing faculty and staff at Averett University.”

–Barry Booth, MBA ‘21



Barry Booth is a retired police officer of 30 years and a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. In Averett’s recent 2021 graduation, Booth received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. He is now planning to use his MBA to begin a new career in Columbia, SC.

When we asked why he chose this program, Barry told us it was to establish a building block for his career. Earning his MBA provided him with valuable lessons, experiences and information that he will need in his supervisory career.

As Barry completed his coursework, he was able to work a full-time job and take care of his family through the flexibility of Averett Online.

When asked to provide advice to those considering starting or returning to school, Booth said “there is no time like the present to get started.” He also mentioned he believes it is important for students to look for a program that offers flexibility in their coursework, such as Averett. This will allow you to easily and successfully manage family, school work and your career at the same time.

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