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Master’s programs merging accounting and analytics fields

Technology has changed every industry, and changed them rapidly. Even more seemingly traditional fields like accounting are experiencing growth — and growing pains — resulting from the rise of technology and, specifically, the onslaught of data. Though not technically accurate, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt once said of the overwhelming influence of data, “There were …

An MBA that puts you in the driver’s seat

Henry Ford once famously said that customers could get the Model T in any color they wanted, as long as it was black. But freedom of choice is a good thing, especially when it comes to your MBA program. Many part-time MBAs, even those that are highly ranked and well-regarded, have a regimented schedule. You …

Professional Flex MBA: A top-ranked MBA on your schedule

One of the things people look forward to when they graduate college is finally being done with classes and being able to join the workforce. But before long, many people realize that they just can’t get where they want to go in their career on a bachelor’s degree alone. Because of its broad applicability and …

Put a part-time MBA to work for you

The MBA remains one of the best decisions you can make for your career. According to the 2016 GMAC Corporate Recruiter Survey, the demand for employees and job candidates with an MBA is the highest it’s been in a decade. Likewise, the 2017 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey revealed that 93 percent of MBA and business …

The Transformative Forward Focus MBA Curriculum

Ultimately, very few people pursue an MBA to stand firm in the field, company, or role in which they currently serve. By giving you a broad overview of primary business functions, a deeper level of understanding than a bachelor’s degree in business, and the chance to focus your skills in one or more areas of …

Executive MBA: The Right Choice for Senior Leaders

As the name suggests, executive MBA programs are not for everyone. They require a level of experience and accomplishment above and beyond that of most MBA programs. But what makes them so unique, and is there really that much of a difference? MBA programs all offer a chance to learn more, specialize in a field …

Five Reasons to Consider an Evening MBA

An MBA gives you instant credibility within your organization and on your resume. It indicates that you have expertise and a broad working knowledge of many business functions, giving you a leg up on other candidates who lack that level of experience. There are three primary ways to earn your MBA — in a full-time …

Companies, Students Embrace Specialized Business Master’s Degrees

Since the Great Recession, there has been a change in hiring patterns for many companies and industries. While a bachelor’s degree used to be the standard, many fields — from finance to IT to supply chain management — now consider candidates with specialized master’s degrees over and above those with just an undergraduate diploma. There …

Increasingly, Corporations Expect to Hire Business Graduates

Although the hiring market for MBA graduates has improved over the past several years to pre-recession levels, the outlook is stronger than it has been since before the recession, according to the GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey. An excellent barometer of hiring trends, the 2016 GMAC survey, conducted with survey partners EFMD, MBA CSEA and 109 …

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Prepare for the CFA Exam with a Master’s Degree in Finance

The Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is one of the most recognized qualifications in finance. Whether you plan to work in the U.S. or internationally, a CFA will deliver skills you can take with you anywhere. Increasingly, firms are finding that the advantages of CFAs over MBAs are hard to overlook. While an MBA will …