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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

We asked 13,676 job seekers about their Master of Business Administration (MBA). This is what they told us:

  • 76% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 77% said earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA) helped them make more money
  • 73% said earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA) helped them get a job
  • 93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Master of Business Administration (MBA)

What are people saying about getting a Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 13,637 responses

77% said earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 13,635 responses

73% said earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 13,638 responses

93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Why did you decide to earn your Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

Based on 13,676 responses

Required for my current job

7%

Make more money

32%

Changing careers

20%

Get an edge over other candidates

35%

Help my career progression

76%

Other

11%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 8,253 responses

Manager View jobs

4%

Director View jobs

3%

Project Manager View jobs

2%

Operations Manager View jobs

2%

Financial Analyst View jobs

1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

7,429 people answered

“This degree takes a solid time commitment. Be sure you are ready for that in order to maintain a good balance between school, work and family, especially if you are an older student.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Earning your MBA doesn't necessarily mean you learn more money, but it does mean you will have more opportunities quicker.”

Jan. 15, 2021

“How much time it took doing the MBA in less than 24 months”

Jan. 15, 2021

“I wish I had done my degree at a university that had been established longer. As the University where I got my degrees is no longer in business. I am fortunate that kept copies of my Transcripts and certificates of completion”

Jan. 15, 2021

“There was help offered from companies”

Jan. 15, 2021

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

7,912 people answered

“Everything in this degree program is cumulative in how it contributes to your Capstone. Remember to consider the possible avenues you might explore in your Capstone as move through those courses leading up to that point.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“It requires lots of research and studying.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Wait until you were established in the profession you want to pursue, have a little experience, and are able to put your experience in perspective with the coursework.”

Jan. 15, 2021

“Doing your MBA is worth it but it requires opportunity to apply.”

Jan. 15, 2021

“Work 4 or 5 years before getting an MBA as having some work experience is vital.”

Jan. 15, 2021