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Pros & Cons of an Online MBA

The rise of online MBA degree programs has brought the convenience of education right to the home of business professionals looking to hone their skills by acquiring an MBA. But while online MBA degree programs are gaining in popularity, there are many pros and cons that should be considered before pursuing an online MBA degree.

The infographic below highlights the pros and cons of an online MBA degree compared to a traditional MBA degree.

All MBA programs aim to provide students with advanced leadership skills and help them pursue their managerial career goals. Pros for the online MBA degree program include lower tuition rates, flexible schedules and reduced costs due to no additional commuting or living expenses compared to a traditional MBA degree program. Cons for the MBA degree program include less face-to-face interaction, less interaction with peers, and challenges for those who are not comfortable with technology compared to traditional MBA degree programs.

Take a look at the graphic below for more.

Pros & Cons of Online Masters Programs

Source: Prep Advisor


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 #74 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.

Beginning in August 2018, George Mason’s MBA Program will offer a fully online MBA Program. Learn more.

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