If you’ve decided you’re ready to invest in a graduate degree, it’s vital that you pick the right program for you. Would an MBA or a specialized master’s degree better drive your aspirations? In order to decide, you need to ask yourself some important questions:
- Where do you want to be career-wise in five or 10 years?
- Do you know whether you want to specialize in a specific field, or are you looking to broaden your overall business management skills?
- How far along are you in your career? Are you looking to pivot within your field or change careers?
Students who pursue an MBA often want a greater leadership position within an organization, aspire to start their own business, or might be making a career change. The Denver MBA program is designed to build off your current work experience. Candidates typically have three to seven years of experience in the workplace; those with more than 10 years may want to consider the Executive MBA program. The traditional MBA is a 21-month, in-person program, with part-time and online options available, as well.
Students who pursue a specialized master’s degree often want to grow their depth of knowledge within a specific discipline and increase their marketability in that area. These full-time programs can be completed in fewer than 12 months, but there are part-time options available, as well.
We’re here to help you as you prepare to invest in your future with a degree to accelerate your career and pursue your dreams. If you don’t know what you’d like to do, we encourage you to reach out to a Daniels Graduate Admissions Director to help determine what program is best aligned with your personal goals.