Is an MBA Worth the Money?
October 25, 2010
Whether an MBA is worth the money can be answered in two words â€“ it depends.Â The type of graduate degree, your industry, the graduate school, your goals, the cost, and many other factors determine whether it would be worth it to you.
I spent several years going to school in the evenings to get a Masters degree; itâ€™s a big commitment and can be very expensive.Â When people ask me whether it was worth the money, I say it was for me but that doesnâ€™t mean it would be for you.
This week weâ€™re going to go into some detail about choosing an MBA program, paying for a degree, online degree programs, and how an MBA can impact your career.Â Iâ€™ll share my experience with going back to school and weâ€™ll hear from a few other people as well.
Kimberly Palmer of US News & World Report recently released a related book called â€œGeneration Earnâ€, and sheâ€™ll offer some tips for MBA seekers.Â Youâ€™ll also read some Masters Degree Q&A with other personal finance bloggers who have earned an MBA or are currently pursuing one and have a few nuggets to share.
Here are some articles to check out when trying to decide whether an MBA is worth i.
- How to Choose an MBA Program
- MBA Programs Q&A
- How to Pay for Graduate School
- Graduate School Costs & Options
- MBA Programs for Young Professionals
- Online Degree Programs
- Online Masters Degree for Your Career
- Job Search New Degree
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