Business Administration Master's Degree (MBA)

Published Aug 28, 2006

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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree opens a new realm of business and management possibilities to graduates. Read the following article to see why the MBA is the most sought after degree in the world.

Degree Description

A Master of Business Administration degree allows individuals with Bachelor's degrees to promote their business careers. Graduates with MBA degrees are seen to have great understanding of business principals and strategies along with the needed training and skills to apply this knowledge in the real world. Because of this combination of knowledge and skill, businesses look towards MBA graduates to lead, administrate and manage their companies successfully.

Degree Courses

While different MBA programs may emphasize certain skills, a MBA student can expect to strengthen the following skills:

  • Economic
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • IT Management
  • Finance
  • Business Law
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership

Benefits of a MBA

With an MBA degree, graduates will have the skills and qualifications for mid-to high-level management position right out of school. In 2005 new MBA graduates were expected to earn an average of $88k annually with signing bonuses of around $17k, according to Wikipedia (

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