ERIC Number: EJ589826
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Benefits of an MBA: A Comparison of Graduates and Non-Graduates.
Dugan, Mary Kay; Grady, William R.; Payn, Betsy; Johnson, Terry R.
Selections, v15 n2 p18-24 Win 1999
An investigation of the short-term benefits of obtaining a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) degree found that graduates of both full- and part-time programs fared significantly better than nongraduates in earnings, management responsibility, and satisfaction with opportunities for promotion. Graduates of the most competitive programs reported satisfaction levels similar to those of graduates of less prestigious programs. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Outcomes Assessment, Cost Effectiveness, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Potential, Graduate Study, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction, Masters Degrees, Salary Wage Differentials, Selective Colleges, Student Costs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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