Rutgers MBA graduates increased their salaries by 130% reported in FindMBA

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Date: 
Monday, November 27, 2017
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Newark, NJ

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An MBA is a significant investment, in terms of both time and money. But the rewards for MBA graduates can make for compelling reasons for undertaking an MBA program.

And the rewards can be more substantial than just a salary bump. An MBA can obviously help you advance in your career, but it can also help you develop an international network, get leadership skills, and even make a difference in the world. 

Here are some of the most common reasons why people do an MBA.

1. To launch an international career
2. To shift sectors or functional areas
3. To gain international exposure
4. To gain new skills and knowledge
5. To be the boss
6. To grow your network
7. To get a pay raise

"And, of course, the salary increase is important," says Doyle.

As well as offering significant opportunities for professional and personal growth, MBA programs offer a good chance for a raise post-graduation.

For those who have attended world-class MBA programs, pay bumps are verifiable, and substantial. 

In the most recent Financial Times Global MBA ranking, for instance, MBA graduates from Rutgers Business School reported that three years after graduation, they had increased their salaries by 130 percent, on average.

8. To make a difference

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