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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

Individuals with master’s degrees have an edge in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there numerous occupations requiring a master’s degree are ever growing. 

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.