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Explore Accounting

Is a post bachelor's degree in accounting right for me?

  1. Assess one's strengths
  2. Approve a grad plan
  3. Find an Accounting mentor with a master's degree
  4. Meet with your faculty advisor to discuss options

What can I do with a master's degree in accounting?

While a bachelor's will help students attain accounting positions, pursuing a master's in accounting is depends on whether an organization requires additional education and work experience to either gain employment, or to professional advance. While a bachelor's in this area may be all that is needed to get a higher position, advancement in various accounting areas may be determined by additional education along with work experience and understanding and monitoring the market. Some jobs for someone with a master's degree in accounting include:

  1. Accounting
  2. Lead Accountant
  3. Controller
  4. Financial Analysis
  5. Personal Financial Planner
  6. Financial Manager
  7. Budget Analyst
  8. Cost Estimation
  9. Auditor
  10. Investigative Accountant
  11. Chief Financial Officer

With a master's degree students may be more prepared to run their own accounting firms, and/or seek higher positions in the firm of their choice. One thing to keep in mind is that employers may be willing to pay their accountants to apply and go to graduate school. While this may be an option, students are encouraged to look into Master's programs, as many other successful candidates will have met this requirement and qualification when applying for these types of jobs.

What are some schools with master degrees in accounting, and what are their rankings?

AllAccountingcareers.com reports on the top tier of master degrees in accounting Accounting Degree Review: 50 Best Graduate Schools for Accounting of 2014/2015 by Dee Barizo

Explore CIT

Is a post bachelor's degree in CIT right for me?

  1. Assess one's strengths
  2. Approve a grad plan
  3. Find a CIT mentor with a master's degree
  4. Meet with your faculty advisor to discuss options

What can I do with a master's in CIT?

Computer Information Technology is a growing field that changes as technology advances. That being said, CIT has emerged over the years as a separate industry from Computer Science with very specific job titles and outlook. While most students who receive a CIT bachelor's degree have enough to qualify them for great jobs, a master's degree or continuing education in CIT programs will allow post bachelor students move up the ranks faster than others. Some jobs that can be attained with a master's in CIT include, and some of which are listed on the article from Experience.com, Top 10 Jobs in Information Technology

  1. IT consultant
  2. Cloud architect
  3. Computer forensic investigator
  4. Web developer
  5. Software engineer
  6. Information technology vendor manager
  7. Health IT specialist
  8. Mobile application developer
  9. Software engineer
  10. Geospatial professionals
  11. Data Modeler
  12. Networking Engineer
  13. Project Manager

Explore Communication

Is a post bachelor's degree in communication right for me?

  1. Assess one's strengths
  2. Approve a grad plan
  3. Find a communication mentor with a master's degree
  4. Meet with your faculty advisor to discuss options
  5. Article: The Muse: Right (and Wrong) Reasons to Get a Master's in Communication

What can I do with a master's degree in communication?

The Communication Department typically advises communication students to immediately start working in the field in order to determine the best track. A master's degree in communication in any emphasis area is typically used for the following post-graduate experiences:

  1. Research related to the field
  2. Teaching at a University or College
  3. Politics
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Healthcare
  6. Authors, Writers, Editors
  7. To get a specific promotion with your current Communication job
  8. Media critic

There are some other avenues that may be worth looking into as identified in Bloggie Talking: 33 Unique and Interesting Career Paths with A Masters in Communication, which may require additional skills and expertise as related and unrelated to the industry.

What are my post bachelor's options for communication?

To get a sense of Master's Programs in Communication, and to understand certain rankings, please visit QS World University Rankings by Subject 2013 - Communication and Media Studies.

Explore Economics

Is a post bachelor's degree in economics right for me?

  1. Assess one's strengths
  2. Approve a grad plan
  3. Find an Economics mentor with a master's degree
  4. Meet with your faculty advisor to discuss options

What are my post bachelor's options for economics? <br/ >Find different Graduate School's program information at: American Economics Association

Explore MBA

Is an MBA right for me?

  1. Assess one's strengths
  2. Approve a grad plan
  3. Find an MBA graduate mentor
  4. Meet with your faculty advisor to discuss options
  5. Read article Harvard Business Review: Should You Get an MBA by Ed Batista o   Highlight "A credential that sends a message to the marketplace"

What is the benefit of an MBA?

What is my Return on Investment: An MBA will give you an almost immediate salary increase. MBA graduates can expect 39% increase in salary after completing an MBA program §  Bloomberg Businessweek: Business Schools, Best B-School Quick Stats<br/ >Campus Explorer, How Much Will an MBA Increase My Salary