In western Europe, 45% of prospects are only considering specialized masters programs
The MBA degree has sent rising stars to employers like McKinsey and Goldman Sachs for decades. But as companies demand more specialist skills, young managers are increasingly banking on specialist expertise to give themselves an edge in the jobs market. In western Europe, 45% of prospective business school students are only considering specialized masters programs, up from 22% in 2009. These are the findings of a new survey published Tuesday by the Gradate Management Admissions Council, which also shows that future students are more confident in their job prospects — one reason for the increase in interest in specialist degrees.
Author: Seb Murray