Why Get an MBA?

Why Get an MBA?

Why Earn an MBA

Why Earn an MBA

Why Earn an MBA

Why Get 
an MBA?

The Value of an MBA

49% of U.S. employers

planned to increase starting salaries for MBAs in 2015.[1]

The median mid-level salary for MBA graduates is

$104,000[2]

On average, MBA graduates

Recoup 100%

of their investment in just four years.[4]

89%

MBA Graduates 

credit business school with helping them build a professional network.[5]

87%

MBA Graduates 

say their degree allowed for faster career advancement.[5]

92%

MBA Graduates 

feel their advanced business education was professionally rewarding.[5]

92%

MBA Graduates 

credit their degree with preparing them for an advanced leadership role.[5]

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MBA Job Outlook

84%

employers planned to hire MBA graduates in 2015, up from 74 percent in 2014.[6]

The industries that hire the most MBA graduates are:[6]

Energy

Technology

Finance

Consulting

Manufacturing

Health Care/ 
Pharmaceuticals

Energy

Technology

Finance

Consulting

MFG.

Health Care/Pharmaceuticals

The U.S. regions that hire the most MBA graduates are:[6]

The average salaries for MBA graduates by industry are:[7]

Energy

Health Care

Finance

Consumer Products

Technology

Consulting

Energy

Health Care

Finance

Consumer Products

Technology

Consulting

Career Paths for MBA Graduates[8]

Finance

Finance

of Workers Reporting High Job Satisfaction

Average Starting Salary

Average Mid-Career Salary

Wage Growth from Starting to Mid-Career Salary

Estimated 30-Year Earnings

Marketing

Marketing

of Workers Reporting High Job Satisfaction

Average Starting Salary

Average Mid-Career Salary

Wage Growth from Starting to Mid-Career Salary

Estimated 30-Year Earnings

Technology

Technology

of Workers Reporting High Job Satisfaction

Average Starting Salary

Average Mid-Career Salary

Wage Growth from Starting to Mid-Career Salary

Estimated 30-Year Earnings

Human Resources

Human Resources

of Workers Reporting High Job Satisfaction

Average Starting Salary

Average Mid-Career Salary

Wage Growth from Starting to Mid-Career Salary

Estimated 30-Year Earnings

Benefits of an Online MBA

Savings

Spend less on tuition, housing and transportation.

Flexibility

Advance your knowledge and your career on your own terms.

Technology

Immerse yourself in today's digital business world.

Networking

Collaborate with peers and faculty in a virtual environment.

Credibility

51 percent of college presidents say online education provides equal value to on-campus learning.[9]

Savings

Save money on tuition, housing and transportation

Flexibility

Complete your coursework anywhere, anytime

Technology

Prepare for today's digital business landscape

Networking

Connect with and learn from peers in a virtual environment

Credibility

51% of college presidents say online courses provide equal value to on-campus course[9]

Why The University of Saint Francis?

Complete your online MBA in as little as 12 months.
USF's MBA carries regional accreditation and specialty accreditation from the ACBSP.
Develop effective leadership skills while immersed in real-world challenges.
Engage with counselors who understand and specialize in adult learners.
Benefit from USF's long-standing reputation for quality academics grounded in Franciscan values.

©2017 The University of Saint Francis

*The University of Saint Francis is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) 1866 Southern Ln., Decatur, GA 30033, 404.679.4500. The Labry School of Business & Technology Baccalaureate and Master’s programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 11520 West 119th St., Overland Park, KS 66213, 913.339.9356.