Masters in Business Administration: 3 Career Benefits

Masters in Business Administration

We all know that education is a key to success, and the better your education the better your chances of succeeding and living the life of your dreams.

As proof, the U.S. Bureau of Labor of Statistics consistently reports year after year that even during economic downturns, people with a Master’s degree tend to retain their position. In the event that they are let go, they are still one of the groups that find a position quicker. View the latest BLS table on statistics according to educational attainment for 2017.

An MBA can help you become invaluable and move up in your current workplace; earn more; protect you better from downturns; as well as make you a strong candidate when job-hunting.

A New World with More Challenges

Just as a lot has changed for us over the years, the world has changed as well. All career paths today are more advanced than they were just a few years ago, and this is especially true for business administration. Today we have the global economy, a more fluid workforce, the power of e-commerce, and a much faster-paced life. Keeping up with the tasks and responsibilities of getting even a small to moderately-sized business running smoothly and growing much more advanced skills than were needed 20 years ago, or even 10 years ago. It’s not enough to just have passion and be good at your job, you need to have advanced training that will prepare you for these new and more difficult business administration challenges, and that means you need an advanced degree.

As a regionally-accredited university, Florida National University offers a wide range of degree programs that are designed to give you the knowledge that you need to thrive in today’s more advanced and more competitive workforce. Our Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program can put you on the path to a more successful career filled with better opportunities for advancement. It’s the key to the competitive edge you need to succeed. In fact, let’s take a moment right now to look at three career benefits that you can enjoy with a Masters of Business Administration from FNU.

  1. New Job Opportunities & Career Paths with Your Current Employer


Of course, an MBA can open up better opportunities with your current employer for advancement and promotions. You can be smart about it and choose to find solutions through your research in the MBA program to problems that your current employer faces.

Often taken for granted, the skills that you actually learn while earning your degree in business administration are applicable to all businesses everywhere. This means that you have a better chance at growing horizontally within your company, opening up your possibilities to include other fields and career paths.

  1. Better Job Security in Hard Times

    Better Job SecurityAn MBA is a tool that can help you stay relevant, desired, and employed through even the hardest of financial times and the harshest job markets.

    In a time when there is such a diverse and readily-available talent pool in the workforce, and companies are working hard to save money while building the best teams they can, it is important that you show you are a valuable commodity for them to have in their corner. When downsizing and furloughs come, as they inevitably do, an MBA can help better shield you and keep you in your position. An MBA can also help you advance to higher positions as they open, and these are positions with better retention rates.

    If you find yourself on the outside looking for a job, an MBA is a great feather to have in your cap. With regards to new positions you wish to apply for, an MBA gives you an edge over other candidates. Companies want to hire someone who has shown that they have what it takes to succeed, and possessing an MBA shows that you have the heart and drive to set your mind on a goal and get it done.

    Resumes that state an MBA is in play gets the attention of hiring managers and headhunters, and if you use a career placement service, your MBA will help them get your name onto the shortlists faster and more frequently.

    Increased Earning Potential

    It has been shown that a person who possesses an MBA has the potential to make dramatically more, not only over the course of their career lifetime but also annually on average, than those who possess a B.A. alone. This is a result of not only the expanded marketable skill set, but also the appreciation that employers have for the dedication and perseverance that you demonstrate through earning the advanced degree. They know that MBA programs are not was not easy, and that you will put the same passion into your work that you put into earning it. Having an MBA in your hand when you sit down at the negotiating table puts you in a much better position to get the salary and benefits that you deserve.

    About Florida National University

    Just having a job these days isn’t enough; you need to have a career and the skills that open up doors for advancement. Opening doors is kind of what we do around here at Florida National University. We have been opening doors to a brighter future for our graduates since 1982. We have been helping those who want to better themselves through degree programs that prepare them for opportunities. Over the course of that time a lot has changed in the world of higher education. Back when our doors first opened we were only able to offer programs to students in the central Florida area, but then the internet came into common usage for everyone, and we were among the first schools to begin offering full programs to e-students from all over the state and the country.

    A Program Built with Success in Mind

    It’s nice to have a piece of paper on your wall that says that you have an MBA, but what good is it if the program you completed didn’t actually prepare you for the everyday challenges and responsibilities of being a leader in a modern and ever-evolving workforce? Our MBA program is designed with practical real-world application in mind. The core program offers you a 24-credit base to build from and covers everything from accounting, to legal and ethical concerns, to organizational dynamics. Once you have the basics under your belt, you will move on to a concentration program where you will earn more credits (between 9 and 12) in the following areas of expertise:

      • General Management


      • Marketing


      • Finance


      • Health Services Administration


      • Public Management & Leadership
      • Accounting


    As you can see our program is a full 36 credit MBA with real-world practical application possibilities. If you wanted to dedicate yourself exclusively to completing the program, you can do so in one short year! You will learn skills that are relevant to your actual job, and that will help you get better career opportunities than you ever thought possible. In addition, you will have benefits with our program that make it a smart choice. We offer accessibility, affordability, the ability to accelerate your degree, and the recognition of being regionally accredited.

    Accept The Challenge, Take the First Step…We Can Help

    If you are ready to take the first step toward a better career by earning your Masters of Business Administration from Florida National University, we look forward to working with you. You can contact us by using our online contact form, or you can call us at (305) 821-3333. When you are ready to apply you may use the following links to get started:
    FNU Office of Admissions

    FNU Department of Business

    *Click Here to Request More Information on Our MBA Program.

    FNU Office of Financial Aid

    FNU 2018-2019 Catalog [PDF]

    FAFSA On the Web

    We look forward to you being a student here at Florida National University. Come join the ranks of the Conquistadors, and let us help you open doors to your future!Accounting