In some industries, having a master’s degree is a necessity for moving ahead. In the field of communications, people earn an average starting salary of $20k more than undergraduates.
To encourage you to take the leap and apply to grad school, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons to go to grad school.
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97% employment rate at graduation.
78% of our alumni received a raise, promotion or both after graduation.
$17,000 average change in salary from program start to finish.
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Depending on your field, you can expect to earn $20-$39k more than someone with only a bachelor’s degree.
A master’s degree can open the door to career opportunities.
An advanced degree can help transition to another career.
Graduate school provides opportunities to explore theories and knowledge of a certain topic or industry.
Maybe your knowledge of your field is outdated. Do you find it difficult to keep up with trends? Getting an advanced degree can help.
Getting a master’s degree can lead to a teaching position at a university or college.
Some businesses will pay partial or full education fees for qualified employees.
By earning a master’s degree, you join an elite segment of the population.
Not everyone realizes during undergraduate studies what they want to with their lives. Graduate school allows you to study a new topic or field.
Still unsure? Check out our article on grad school myths and the truth behind those excuses.