At the Merage School, we seek highly motivated individuals who will excel in our team-based FEMBA program. Those we admit exhibit the highest potential for senior-level success, demonstrated leadership ability and a strong academic record.

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Saturday, May 13th

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Apply Now for Fall 2017

The next application deadline is June 1st. Contact us now to assess your fit for the FEMBA program.

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Admissions staff members are available for in-person, phone or Skype consultations. Send us your resume to schedule.



Meet the FEMBA Admissions Staff

Throughout your admissions process, we work closely with you to help you prepare to become a student once again. We look forward to getting to know you and your future goals for an MBA. Please contact us with any questions you may have about the admissions process. We are happy to connect with you by phone, email or in person.

Jon Masciana, Sr. Director, Marketing and Admissions,,


Academic Background: MBA, The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine, B.S., Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego

Prior to joining UCI, Jon worked at Warner Music Group and Warner Bros. Records as their Internet Development Manager where he developed online & digital media marketing campaigns for WB record label artists. In 2006, he delivered supply chain management and web media workshops for Warner Home Video in 2006 at Xavor.

Melanie Coburn, Sr. Associate Director, Admissions,,


Academic Background: MBA, Merrick School of Business - University of Baltimore; M.A. in English, Binghamton University; B.A. in Literature and Rhetoric, Binghamton University 

Sonia Batra, Associate Director, Admissions,, 949-824-1303

Academic Background: MBA, The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine, B.A., Political Science, University of Southern California


Sonia has over 19 years of experience in several areas of small business management including new business development, marketing, supply chain management and operations. Additionally, Sonia is a trained Le Cordon Bleu chef and has varied interests in the food and hospitality industry.