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Business School Opens Doors to Happier Business Professionals

Debating whether to take the plunge and pursue an MBA? Debate no longer! According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) new 2017 Alumni Perspectives Survey, business school alumni are enjoying expanded career possibilities.

According to the infographic below, 52% of business school alumni are currently employed in an industry or job function they did not have prior to business school. Two in five (40%) alumni work in an industry they had never considered prior to business school. In addition,

  • 88% of business school alumni are satisfied with their job and employer
  • 95% rated their degree a good to outstanding value
  • 92% say they would still pursue a graduate business degree knowing what they know now

Business school alumni also say their graduate management education was rewarding for them on all levels, personally (93%), professionally (91%), and financially (76%).  And 85% found that their education prepared them for their chosen career.

Take a look at the infographic below for more information.


Located in the metro Washington, D.C., area, George Mason’s MBA Program, prepares the next generation of business leaders through a rigorous, stimulating business and management curriculum based on a global perspective, industry demand, and leadership. It prepares MBA graduates with the skills they need to pursue the careers they want.

Mason’s MBA program is ranked #53 on the “Best Part-time MBA” list by U. S. News & World Report. Dedicated career services staff offers personalized career consulting services to students during the MBA program and alumni after graduation.

Download the MBA eBook titled 5 Things You Need in an MBA Program today for more information.


gmac business school alum infographic

Source: GMAC

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