Burt Alvaro Slusher

Burt Alvaro Slusher

Director, Recruitment and Admissions
Specialty Masters Programs

SB1 4500



MS in Counseling Student Development in Higher Education, CSU Long Beach
BA in Psychology and Social Behavior and minor in Management, UC Irvine

Burt Alvaro Slusher is the Director of Recruitment and Admissions at UC Irvine’s Merage School of Business Specialty Masters Programs: Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), Master of Finance (MFin), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MIE). In his role, Burt manages the development and implementation of annual recruiting goals and provides strategic oversight for the admissions process in consultation with the Assistant Dean of Specialty Masters Programs and Academic Directors.

Prior to joining the Specialty Masters Program team, Burt served as the Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the MPAc program where he also was the Admissions Committee Chair. With more than a decade of higher education and business school experience, Burt has worked closely with Merage students, alumni, corporate outreach, marketing, and has provided career management to students while maintaining a high level of engagement with the business community. He was part of a team that helped launch the Merage School's Business Administration major in Fall of 2008 and also managed the admissions process for the Merage School’s Accounting minor launched in Fall of 2004.

Burt holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Student Development in Higher Education from Cal State Long Beach, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine with a minor in Management, and is certified as a Master Career Development Professional (MCDP).