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Why Get an MBA?

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Why get your MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno?

Here are 10 compelling reasons why you'll want to become part of our pack:

  1. Quality: The MBA program at the University of Nevada, Reno was ranked by Businessweek in 2011 as the 4th best part-time MBA program in the United States.
  2. Price: The total cost for a Nevada resident for a Nevada MBA is slightly over $14,000.
  3. Value: Considering both the quality and the price, the Nevada MBA may be the best educational value in the nation.
  4. Flexible Scheduling: The Nevada MBA program accommodates the needs of full- and part-time students by offering all evening courses. Students can complete a degree at their own pace without interrupting their professional career.
  5. Faculty: Internationally respected scholars with real world experiences who have a passion to teach and inspire their students.
  6. Class Size: With an average class size of 32, students don’t get lost in the crowd.
  7. Curriculum: A relevant and cutting-edge curriculum that students gave a grade of “B” in the Business Week Survey.
  8. Career Connections: With extensive ties to local, regional, and national business communities the Office of Career Connections helps students and alumni successfully plan and advance their careers.
  9. Accreditation: Our MBA program is among a select group of worldwide graduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest level of accreditation attainable in business education.
  10. Areas of Emphasis: The Nevada MBA program offers areas of emphasis in accounting, finance, gaming management, information technology, and supply chain management.

Recent MBA graduates earn nearly double starting salary

According to a 2015 study from The Graduate Management Admission Council, the organization that administers the GMAT, the median starting salary expected in 2015 for recent MBA graduates in the United States was $100,000. This figure is an increase of 5.3 percent over the previous year and nearly double the projected starting salary of $55,000 for bachelor's candidates.

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