Why Earn an MBA in HR?
According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s expected that jobs in the field of event leadership will grow over 7% percent in the next eight years, a growth higher than the national average for all jobs. In this event management graduate program, you’ll learn to manage events in the corporate, public, and private sectors. Graduates of this program will be ready to take on leadership positions within the dynamic and global events industry. Earn your event management degree online with Johnson & Wales University.
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In a world where communication is key, let Johnson & Wales University help accelerate your career with an MBA with a concentration in Executive Communication.
Learn the strategy behind effective messaging, how to elevate your writing for the C-suite, and the power of storytelling to achieve business goals. This versatile master’s degree in communication will give you the skills you need to take your career to the next level. Earn your communications master's degree online with Johnson & Wales University.
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With a love of travel and a career that occasionally takes him on the road, Brian Butterworth ’19 MBA - Organizational Psychology thought hard about how going back to school could ever be a possibility. But after over 10 years working at his current job, his self-mantra of “never stop learning” paired with his desire to advance his career was pointing to one thing, a graduate degree.
Even after graduating with her BS – Accounting from Johnson & Wales University and a successful 10-year career working as an accountant for nonprofits, Monica Leeming ’19 MBA was hungry for more. “I didn’t feel that my bachelor’s was enough for me,” she says. “I wanted to keep growing professionally so I felt that I need to do more to advance a little more.”
Since a young age, Alexis Kievning ’18, ’20 MBA – Organizational Leadership says she wanted to call the shots. “I just want to be an entrepreneur and I want to be my own boss and work towards my own goals.”
But right now, you can catch her bustling around Providence, working in the local political scene throughout the city.
“I never expected to be working in politics, but one thing led to another and that's then how I was offered the opportunity to work with the city,” she says.
Knowledge is power — the ultimate cliché. And, yet, it’s a statement that realistically defines the lives of modern instructional designers. These professionals understand that today's knowledge economy relies on the quick acquisition of new skills. Instructional designers are determined to optimize this process and, in doing so, transform academia and professional life as we know it.
Returning to school to earn your graduate degree can be tough, especially when there’s work to do and tuition to pay. A previous graduate of Johnson & Wales University, 22-year-old Shaunya Noble knows this firsthand.
An MBA degree can be a bridge to career opportunities as well as advancement within a particular role or job field. This degree can drive greater job satisfaction, increased compensation, an enhanced career skill set, and employment security for the long term. Now is a great time to pursue a more advanced degree in business, to give you a greater edge over other candidates in this highly competitive job market.
Most people register for baby gear when they are six months pregnant—I registered for an online master’s degree.
Sleepless nights, learning more each day about something you love, re-assigning all of your free time to your new priority: Becoming a parent and becoming a graduate student are more similar than you think. I’m reflecting on the parallels because tomorrow will be two years since the birth of my daughter, and I am currently enrolled in my last class to complete my degree.