How to Decide If a Part-Time MBA Program Is Right for You

Posted by Graduate Management Admission Council on Mar 12, 2020 7:30:00 AM

In our most recent alumni survey, we recorded and analyzed responses from graduates of several different programs, including full-time MBA programs, executive MBAs, and part-time MBAs. When asked whether a graduate management education helped advance their careers, alumni not only said yes, but they also said that their advancement happened at a faster rate than it did for peers without a graduate business degree.

The question is no longer whether or not to consider business school, but to consider which type of program is the best fit and investment for you. Across many program types, 4 out of 5 business school alumni rated the value of their education to be outstanding or excellent.

If you are considering a part-time graduate business education, consider the following as you make your decision.

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Topics: Executive Assessment, Part-time MBA, part-time MBA program

3 Ways to Fund Your Studies as a Part-Time MBA Program Candidate

Posted by Graduate Management Admission Council on Feb 18, 2020 7:30:00 AM

It’s not always practical to make the leap from full-time work to full-time study, which is why many experienced professionals enroll in part-time MBA programs. Maintaining the balance between your education and other obligations pays off. Approximately two-thirds of part-time MBA graduates have received more promotions than peers who did not obtain an MBA—and the benefits do not end there.

Part of what makes a part-time MBA so appealing is that you can continue to work and earn money while pursuing your studies. Even so, the financial commitment required to do a part-time MBA should still factor into your planning. When considering your education, you can think about your part-time MBA as a business endeavor for which you need investment. How much will it cost? Where will the funding come from? What is your expected ROI? The following ideas will guide you as you navigate these questions.

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Topics: graduate business school exam, part-time MBA program, executive assessment evaluation

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