Zuzana Gurung

Zuzana Hlavacova Gurung

Associate Dean of Specialized Masters Programs


Zuzana oversees Goizueta Business School’s Specialized Masters Programs – MS in Business Analytics and Master of Finance. Prior to joining Goizueta, Zuzana spent over 18 years managing all aspects of graduate business programs, including planning and leading recruiting, admissions, student services, program delivery efforts, and most importantly launching and sustaining new programs. She joined Goizueta Business School from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota where she oversaw Carlson's portfolio of Specialized Master’s program for over 9 years. This included the establishment and management of five highly ranked MS programs - MS in Business Analytics, MS in Finance, Master of Marketing, MS in Supply Chain Management, and Master of Applied Business Analytics. In her most recent role, she oversaw graduate admissions at Carlson, which included admissions for 10 MBA and MS programs as well as all certificate programs. Prior to Carlson School of Management, Zuzana led a portfolio of graduate business programs in Management Information Systems, Human Resource Management, and Health Informatics at Florida International University’ Chapman Graduate School of Business. Zuzana holds Bachelor of Science in International Business from University of Economics, Bratislava, Master of Arts in Political Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and PhD. In International Relations from Florida International University.


  • PhD in International Relations
    Florida International University
  • MA in Political Science
    Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • BS in International Business
    University of Economics, Bratislava