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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …