Best Value MBA aims to help students choose an MBA program that is both of high value and affordable. It provides students with information about where they can earn an MBA, how to pay for it and what kinds of career options might be available to them upon graduation.
The site features a section that lists and describes degree programs by state. It also provides students with rankings of the top 20 most affordable business schools with MBA programs in the United States. Best Value MBA also provides students with answers to frequently asked questions, including, “How Much Will Obtaining an MBA Increase One’s Salary?” and “Is an Online MBA Degree Right for Me?”
Students can also find information about financial aid opportunities, interview questions, and the effect of an MBA on an individual’s salary and how having an MBA can help graduates stay competitive in the job market. The site also provides students with information they can use to determine whether enrolling in an online MBA program is right for them or whether they would do better at a brick and mortar institution.
Interesting Facts about Careers for MBA Holders
- MBA holders often pursue the following careers: accounting manager, credit analyst, hospitality manager, management consultant and CEO.
- The largest starting-based salary for an MBA earner in 2013 was $375,000. It was given to a graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management going into investment management. MBA holders may also receive other perks. Some are offered bonuses greater than $300,000 a year, stock options, tuition reimbursement, auto allowances and relocation expenses.
- Credit Analysts earn a median salary of $64,030 or $30.78 an hour. Job outlook for this career is about 16 percent, which is faster than average; meanwhile, financial managers earned a median salary of $109,740 per year or $52.76 per hour. Job outlook for this position is about average at 9 percent.Sources:
Bureau of Labor Statistics