Why Earn a Graduate Degree?

earn 15% more annually

Are you ready to advance your career, pursue your passion, and gain expertise in a field of study you love? Earning a graduate degree may be a personal goal, a requirement to earn a promotion or a path to transitioning to a new field. Indeed, the benefits of earning a graduate are numerous.

While a bachelor’s degree may have been the only credential needed to ensure a secure job, in today’s competitive workplace you often need a more advanced degree. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that from 2016 - 2026 occupations that typically require a master’s degree to entry are projected to grow the fastest at almost 17%.

A Graduate Education

Worth Your Investment.

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Earning a graduate degree is an investment in yourself. It’s also an investment in your community. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those who hold a master’s degree qualify for higher-paying jobs and earn more than those who hold a bachelor’s degree.

The U.S. Census Bureau notes that adults with a graduate degree tend to earn approximately 15% more per year than those who hold a bachelor’s degree. A graduate degree can also help you be more competitive in the job market.

Pursuing a graduate degree can help you make a career change, become more competitive in the job market, and can grow or sharpen your skills. Is it time for you to achieve your goal? Learn more about the different programs offered.

Updated: July 28, 2021