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What to Expect After Earning an MBA

At the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, we don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions in education or career, so we’ve compiled a list of post-MBA principles that encourage you to define your MBA return on investment (ROI) on your own terms.

Will My Company Pay For My MBA?

Some employers might pay for a team member’s MBA because it is a valuable investment, and as such, often expect a return on their expenditure. They will often require you to stay at the company for a predetermined number of years, which are often laid out in a contractual agreement. This type of MBA assistance is usually offered in the form of reimbursement, and may be contingent upon degree completion or even be grade sensitive.

Understanding the MBA Admissions Process

You’ve seen the hiring statistics, salary-increase metrics, and career-advancement infographics for MBA grads. There aren’t a lot of downsides to earning a master of business administration if you’re passionate about growing your career in the corporate world, so it’s worth taking the time to be deliberate (and downright choosy) about the program you select.

Caring About Business: Carlos Cienfuegos Online MBA Candidate

Carlos was inspired to start his own nonprofit after seeing a need in his community, and wanted to grow his skills to manage it effectively. With his busy schedule and desire to become a leader, the online MBA program was a perfect fit for him. We spoke to Carlos about his experience as an entrepreneur and how pursuing his online master of business administration has changed his life.