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Investment of an MBA

Choosing to earn your MBA is a big decision and a personal investment of your time and money.

You’re wondering, “is it worth it?”

While we can’t tell you when or if earning the degree is right for your life, we are here to support you throughout the decision-making process. We also encourage you to focus on the investment.

Here are some numbers to keep in mind:

  • 68 percent of MBA students received new responsibilities while enrolled in a program and 37 percent were promoted during that time.*
  • The average salary and bonus amounts of students who took part in the Executive MBA Council Student Exit Survey increased 11.4 percent from program start to finish.*
  • 93 percent of MBA alumni agree the degree was personally rewarding, 91 percent say it is professionally rewarding and 76 percent say it was financially rewarding.**
  • 86 percent strongly agree/agree their education prepared them for leadership positions, 85 percent strongly agree/agree their education prepared them for their chosen career and 82% strongly agree/agree their education increased their earnings power. **

*Executive MBA Council Student Exit Survey, 2010
**GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey Report 2017

Invest in Yourself

The ROI doesn't end there. You'll have access to the latest in innovation, ideas and approaches. No matter which option you choose, you'll learn from the experience of faculty as well as other MBA students and emerge with:

  • Increased confidence in yourself, your skills and the decisions you make.
  • Enhanced ability to take risks and solve problems.
  • Increased confidence in analyzing complex situations and making tough decisions.
  • Strong leadership skills to motivate teams and take on additional responsibilities.
  • Greater in-depth and integrated understanding of all business functions.
  • An extensive network of professional contacts from multiple industries.

Compare the MBA Professional and MBA Executive Program

We offer two strong ways to earn your MBA degree, based on your lifestyle, career goals and time commitment. Check out our easy-to-read comparison chart of both options.