In a world of specialization, a bachelor’s degree is no longer sufficient to be considered an expert in your field.
Getting an M.B.A. – particularly as an established professional – is an investment in you. It’s a substantial commitment, even if you choose to go back part-time or through an executive program.
When Anthony Eiland was growing up, his parents, who were both college graduates, instilled education as being key to success.
A desire to make a career change led LeAnn Lewis to pursue a master’s degree in comparative literature and cultural studies from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Lewis teaches English and French at Young Women’s Leadership Academy at Arnold Middle School in Grand Prairie.
Nathaniel Smith is a licensed professional counselor, cognitive behavioral therapist, anger management and anxiety specialist.
“The ability to finally take everything I learned over those years and apply it to helping children with special needs,” Miriam Fartook said about the biggest reward for earning her master’s degree.
Toni Light wanted to be a doctor but enjoyed college a little too much to pursue that career choice and, instead, earned a degree in advertising and public relations.
“I pursued the degree because I felt I needed the credentials to go where I wanted to go,” said Melanie Mills, a licensed pastoral counselor and temperament therapist.
“I truly enjoy getting up and going to work every day and counseling my clients,” said Chad Ruback.
As criminals get smarter, those that work in criminal justice and law enforcement get wiser. The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that job growth from 2012-2022 is projected at 11 percent.
Entrepreneurial spirit has led Juma to overcome two business failures and launch Quantifye, an online consulting marketplace that lets businesses create projects, hire consultants, and mange those projects from start to finish.
The TWC says Texas has added an estimated 287,000 seasonally adjusted jobs over the past year, including a modest gain in April with 1,200 more positions.