MBA2 - What is an MBA? An MBA is the Master of Business...

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What is an MBA? An MBA is the Master of Business Administration degree granted by colleges and universities. Receiving an MBA is a good way to get ahead in your career. Earning a Master of Business Administration degree leads to promotions, job offers from competing firms and salary increases. Nowadays, companies can afford to be more selective in whom they hire so it's important for candidates to have every advantage they can when seeking employment or promotions, which leads to more people obtaining an MBA to give them an advantage in competitive job markets. There are several pros and cons that should be weighed when deciding whether or not to pursue an MBA degree. While there are some arguments against obtaining an MBA they are minimal- the amount of work, cost, time and commitment are a few objections. On the other hand, favored arguments of getting an MBA are limitless. Everyone's aspirations, career dreams and goals vary but can all come true by getting an MBA. Schweitzer (2012), stated, "Students of MBA programs study the theory and application of business and management principles. This type of study equips students with knowledge that can be applied to a variety of real world business situations. The MBA degree is thought to be one of the most prestigious and sought after degrees in the world" (MBA-Understanding the MBA Degree, para.1). Although every person's situation is different, there are some arguments in favor of a Master's of Business Administration Degree that apply to almost everyone. People tend to make the decision harder than it should be, but the
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