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MBA Degree Demand Growing

According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) 2017 corporate recruiters survey, demand for MBA degree graduates continues to grow with the number of companies globally hiring MBAs expected to reach 86% in 2017, up from 79% in 2016. In the United States, demand for MBAs is expected to reach 91% this year, up from 85% in 2016.

According to the infographic below, key job functions that employers will hire for include marketing, business development and finance. As for start-ups, they too are looking for qualified MBA degree grads with three in four start-up companies planning to hire MBAs.

And the good news continues for those in MBA degree programs with 52% of employers planning to increase MBA salaries at or above the inflation rate.

Take a look at the infographic below for more information.


Located in the metro Washington, D.C., area, the George Mason 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 degree graduates with the skills they need to pursue the careers they want.

The Mason 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 Mason MBA eBook titled 5 Things You Need in an MBA Program today for more information.

GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey 2017

Source: GMAC


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