I finished an MBA from an OK school a couple years ago. It didn’t really give me the pop in paycheck/level of responsibility that I was looking for. Has anyone here gone back after an MBA for another masters? MSc Econ, MSF, Math, Stats, etc? How did it work out?
I was in the same boat as you and played around with the idea. At the end of the day, I didn’t think that the additional costs (including opportunity costs) warrented going back for another masters. Getting a PhD from a well respected school may not hurt though. Best, TheChad
Good Lord! Maybe additional school/designations/crying isnt always the answers to hitting that top pay grade? Go to work, network, do well, provide value, and make more money. I dont see how a Masters in Math is going to propel you to the stratosphere…its a degree and thats it.
Yeah, I’d be pretty interested in an MSc Econ for my own interests even if it didn’t get me a huge leg up. Unless the office wants to pay for a Masters I’ll probably just stick to finishing the CFA exams. I sort of like my standard of living now and don’t think I could sacrifice it to do a PhD full time.
tvPM, point taken. Just wondering if anyone was in the same boat as me.
I would pay off all my student loans before even thinking about that. You can learn a lot of an Msc in Econ by picking up a Math book, a statistics book, and Varian.
tvPM Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Good Lord! > Maybe additional school/designations/crying isnt > always the answers to hitting that top pay grade? > Go to work, network, do well, provide value, and > make more money. I dont see how a Masters in Math > is going to propel you to the stratosphere…its a > degree and thats it. Amen. But getting a Ph.D. can be fun. Best years of my life, maybe.
I dont have an MBA nor am i enrolled (so this post is of no real value) but i always viewed the MBA as a more “general” qualification you attempt after you are finished with your specific qualifications (i.e. CFA, MSc Econ). I’ve always viewed it as one of the final qualifications you achieve…