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In today’s uncertain economy, many students are wondering if their higher education degrees will do them any good in the job market. However, in spite of economic downturns, there are many benefits to earning a degree from a graduate program. Here are just a few reasons why getting a master’s degree may be worth it in the long run:
- Earn more money. Statistics show that employees with bachelor’s degrees earn more than those who only received high school diplomas or equivalents. The same is true for graduate students; students who earn graduate degrees typically make more money than those who only received a bachelor’s degree.
- Make more connections. Everyone’s heard the adage that the people you meet in college stay with you for the rest of your life. While this isn’t always true, college is certainly a launching pad for business and career networking. Since graduate students spend more time working and studying in the field instead of simply the classroom, more potential career-boosting relationships can be forged.
- Land better jobs. Experts also say that it’s becoming more common for employers to look for employees who have graduate degrees. Much like having a variety of internships on your resume can help you in many ways in the long run, having a graduate degree adds another layer of experience to resumes that could help potential employers take your application more seriously.
Earning a graduate degree has many additional benefits. Whether an MBA or MS is in your future, the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University in Boston can help you achieve your goals. To find out more about our curriculum or schedule a tour of the campus, call us today at (781) 891-2108.