Benefits of a Graduate Education at UW Oshkosh
A graduate degree opens doors for professional and personal growth. Discover the benefits of graduate study and what makes UW Oshkosh a great place to earn your degree.
Explore your passion
Graduate education provides you with advanced, specialized study that is beyond your undergraduate education. You will engage in research and learn from today’s experts and leaders in their fields, gaining hands-on, real world experience.
Widen your employment opportunities
Develop new skills
Whether you're interested in pursuing a new career or advancing in your current career, graduate studies provides you with the opportunity to acquire new skills and competencies for professional growth.
Increase your salary
With a graduate degree, many individuals see an immediate increase in pay. On average, those with master’s degrees earn significantly more (about 40%) throughout the course of their careers.
Web resources and tips to explore graduate school
Here are just a few websites to help you explore and decide about going to graduate school.
- Going to Graduate School - A prezi
- A Guide to Going to Graduate School (Peterson's)
- UW Help Major Mania - a search engine for programs at UW System schools
- Applying to graduate school checklist and timetable
- Helpful web sites to explore the various steps to going to graduate school
- A financial planning tool to help you with your decisions about graduate school
- Useful web links specifically for McNair Scholars
- Useful web links for going to med school