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MBA Resources

Welcome to the Master of Business Administration Resource Center where you will find relevant articles, helpful tips and tools, and additional information to help you learn more about this field as you are exploring educational options.

If you want to further your finance career through education, there are two primary ways to do it: On the one hand, you can pursue a master’s degree in finance. On the other, you can study for the chartered financial analyst (CFA) exams. It’s important to recognize the difference between the two so you can make the decision that’s best for you.

People choose to earn a Master of Business Administration in Finance for many reasons. Spend some time exploring Notre Dame de Namur University’s MBA in Finance program to find out how enrolling in this program can broaden your business skills, increase your marketability, and open your eyes to new areas of expertise.

Some may assume human resources professionals are simply staffers that process job applications and serve as go-betweens for employees and benefit providers. But if you are a MBA candidate considering a career in human resources, you should know that in the last two decades the role of human resources managers has significantly evolved.

Traditionally, people think of MBAs as an important ingredient in advancing a career in finance, product development or business leadership. But MBAs can also be beneficial for those looking to advance in their marketing career. Here are 7 key career path opportunities for marketing professionals that have earned MBAs.

If you’re thinking about pursuing a Master of Business Administration, you obviously aspire to take your career to new heights. Obtaining an MBA will place you among the highest echelon of business professionals and garner the attention (and respect) of employers who understand the significance of completing an MBA program.

Asset management. Investment banking. Insurance underwriting. Risk management. An MBA in finance can open the doors to many different career paths in the financial services sector. MBA graduates who demonstrate skills in budget management, analytical work and financial planning are valued both by small financial firms as well top Wall Street institutions.

If you’re pursuing an MBA, you will be happy to know demand for MBA graduates continues to be strong. In fact, last year’s report from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) Corporate Recruiters Survey revealed 88 percent of corporate recruiters intended to hire MBA graduates, reflecting an overall upwards trend in hiring MBAs since 2010.

Here are just a few examples of the types of MBA marketing internships to consider. And a tip: It’s natural to think about working at large national companies, but don’t forget the smaller companies in your area. Interns often get more valuable, hands-on experience in workplaces where there is less hierarchy.

A growing number of people are seeking an MBA degree, and with good reason. Research shows the job prospects and starting salaries for MBA graduates are the best they’ve been in more than a decade. Statistics from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that 84 percent of businesses plan to hire MBA grads.

In today’s rapidly changing workplace, HR professionals now need to be business experts. Much as employees in today’s workforce are now considered human capital, today’s human resources professionals must increasingly be business experts. They play a critical role in the success of their organizations.

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