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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.

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.

Careers in the financial sector are on the rise. The continuing job growth and above-average salaries in this field make it an attractive career path for many. Whether you’re ready to advance your existing financial career or start a new one, Notre Dame de Namur University offers an MBA with a concentration in finance that can help you achieve your goal.

LinkedIn was just the beginning. When the popular networking website launched in 2003, about 20 new members joined each day. Today, there are more than 450 million people “linked” through the career-management site.