Do you need to elevate your existing skillset or build the foundational knowledge for a new opportunity? Join Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Fernando Antonioli and graduate certificate student Andrea Pinto Quiroz for an informal “Ask Me Anything” about our graduate certificates programs. Learn more, ask questions, and discover how a graduate business education from D'Amore-McKim can enrich your skillset, expand your network, and enhance your professional potential.

Don't forget that our next application deadline for our Full-Time and Part-Time graduate certificates is Wednesday, November 9th, to start classes in January. For international students, this is the final deadline. If you're ready, start your application or join this chat to ask any questions.

Here are some of the frequently discussed topics that we may address:

  • The application process – Find out what our admissions team looks for to make your application stand out.
  • Explore your possibilities – Many of our full-time graduate certificates are F1 visa compliant and OPT eligible for international students.
  • Student experience – Learn more about why other students have chosen a graduate certificate from D'Amore-McKim and how it is helping them further their career goals.


Fernando Antonioli is an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions at D'Amore-McKim. He specializes in recruiting students for the Graduate Certificate and MS in Management programs. As a member of the Admissions team, he reviews applications and communicates with and interviews applicants. He also enjoys forming connections with prospective students by hosting admissions events and workshops and representing the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at admissions fairs and forums.

Prior to joining the team at D'Amore-McKim, Fernando worked in admissions at other institutions, where he spent time interviewing and recruiting domestic and international students.

Fernando began working in higher education in 2018 as an Admissions Assistant with Boston-based company Shorelight working closely with the Latin American region. He continued his work in the education industry as an Admissions Advisor at IE Business School.

He is originally from Caracas, Venezuela, where he worked in corporate finance.

Andrea Pinto Quiroz is a Graduate Assistant and Student Ambassador. She works with the Admissions team by creating event content, hosting events, and outreach to prospective and current D'Amore-McKim students through in-person and online events. She also works with the Marketing team to draft event copy for the website and email outreach in support of DMSB's events.

Prior to joining D'Amore-McKim, Andrea held positions in account management at marketing agencies in Peru where she executed digital projects and content strategy, as well as oversaw and managed her team.