W. P. Carey MBA students in McCord Hall

How to: Choose the right MBA for you

Going back for a master’s degree is a big decision. It may not be on the level of marriage, kids, or finding the right house, but particularly with a degree like the MBA, it’s not something to be taken lightly. There are, of course, huge benefits to earning an MBA. According to the 2017 GMAC …

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 …

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 …

Global Logistics Master’s Helps Career Changer Chart a New Path

Christon Valdivieso looks back on his time in the W. P. Carey Master of Science in Global Logistics (MS-GL) program with great fondness and pride. Although he already had several years of experience in the workforce, he had changed careers and decided he needed to develop the skills he needed to succeed. “A couple years ago I …

W. P. Carey finance students

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 …

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MRED Prepares You to Meet the Demand for Real Estate Developers

According to CNN Money, real estate development is one of the hottest jobs in the U.S., projecting 12 percent growth over the next 10 years. Emerging from the housing bubble and the subsequent recession, development is once again on the upswing. Rise of the 18-Hour City One of the key trends in the recent and …