Grad of the Week: Matthew Yracheta

Matthew Yracheta

MCU is pleased to spotlight soon-to-be graduates from the Class of 2022.

What is your major?
Master of Business Administration

What are your plans after graduation?
My plans after graduation are to continue my career in industrial security. I currently work at Northrop Grumman and intend to grow into management while mentoring younger employees.

What have you been involved in while at MCU?
I was involved in many internships thanks to MCU. I graduated from MCU with my undergraduate degree in 2017. During that time, MCU helped me network and intern with various organizations such as the LA County Sheriff’s Department and LAPD.

What is your favorite memory of MCU?
My favorite memory at MCU was returning for my MBA. I was so excited to be back at a great school like MCU.

What advice do you have for other students?
Network! Life is all about WHO you know and not WHAT you know.

What was your favorite experience at MCU?
My favorite experience was group work. I loved meeting my peers and talking about goals and aspirations. The world is truly ours!

What was your favorite class at MCU and why?
My favorite class at MCU was statistics. Professor Kossi has an excellent way of engaging students with modern-day issues and using the data to demonstrate ways to solve them.

Who inspired you at MCU and why?
I inspired myself at MCU. You have to show yourself a little self love. Getting a master’s degree during a pandemic is not easy.