Top 5 Reasons Why a Master's in Management Pays Off for STEM Graduates
Land a Great Job
a. Management Skills + Growing Opportunities in Tech = Top Pay and Employment Prospects. [Forbes, The Best and Worst Master’s Degrees for Jobs, June 7, 2013)
b. 17% increase in new STEM jobs between 2008 - 2018 – nearly double the growth for non-STEM field. [Occupational Employment Statistics program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics].
c. More than 1.2 million STEM jobs will go unfilled due to lack of qualified workers [Occupational Employment Statistics program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics]
2. Accelerate Your Career
70% = Fortune 500 CEOs with graduate degrees. [US News & World Report, May 14, 2012]
3. Earn more
25% Higher Median Annual Salary for workers with Master’s vs. Bachelor' degree [U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey’s Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2012]
4. Fill Your Skills Gap
a. 44% = STEM majors not prepared to explain information or communicate ideas. [Chegg and Harris Interactive Study - October 2013]
b. “The STEM paradoxes: Graduates' Lack of non-technical skills”. [Washington Post - September 2014]
c. “Jobs go unfilled because STEM graduates lack non-technical skills needed for the job”. [ New York Academy of Sciences Whitepaper, September 2014]
d. Problem Solving and Leadership Ability = Hiring attributes that make prospective employees more desirable to employers all over the world.
[New York Times, How to Get a Job with Google, February 2014].
5. Save time and money
Master’s in Management
Your Next Step
Tufts University 1-year M.S. in Innovation & Management
Provides recent STEM graduates with the business and leadership skills they need for success as tech leaders and entrepreneurs.
Tufts University – ranked #27 by US News and World Report. Located in one of the most innovative cities and best college towns in the world.