Making a part-time MBA more affordable

While an MBA is an investment in your career and in yourself, it’s also just a major investment. According to the 2017 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey, the overwhelming majority of business master’s graduates have found their degree immensely helpful: 91 percent indicate that the degree has helped them professionally 76 percent say it has helped …

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 …

W. P. Carey Launches Forward Focus MBA Curriculum and Scholarship

For the second year in a row, Arizona State University was named the most innovative university in the country by U.S. News & World Report. This accolade — Stanford and MIT were ranked second and third, respectively — is largely due to the university continually rethinking its role and function, breaking down walls between areas …

How To: Apply for Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid is much easier than the grueling process it’s made out to be. Just take the following steps to get help paying for grad school: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Wait for the university to review your financial aid application Submit any additional required information listed as a …

Asking Your Employer for Financial Assistance

Because a W. P. Carey master’s degree can pay immediate and long-term dividends for an organization, many companies have tuition reimbursement programs set in place. They see the benefits of forward-thinking employees who can use solutions from the classroom to solve real-world problems, and the value in helping those employees stay motivated to strengthen their skills and learn new …

MBA Scholarship Fund for the Very Best

Returning to school full-time for an MBA takes a lot of planning and ultimately, a lot of resources. The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA has been ranked among the best programs in the nation for return on investment, and now there’s a way to increase the value of your MBA even more: The Wm. Polk Carey Memorial Scholarship Fund. …

Webinar: How Do I Pay for My MBA?

The W. P. Carey MBA recently partnered with Beat the GMAT for an overview of one of the most important factors of the application process for many prospective MBA students: Financing your degree. Janell McClelland from our Full-time MBA admissions and recruiting team, and Karen Winters, our dedicated MBA financial aid manager, co-hosted this special webinar on financial …

Convincing Your Employer to Pay for Your MBA

Managers value employees who have career goals and the desire to acquire new skills, and many companies have education reimbursement programs. But before you discuss an MBA with your boss, it’s best to be prepared, do your research and understand the policies and procedures to secure support. Gather Knowledge from Colleagues You can learn a …