Inforgraphic: Graduate Business Schools-The Good, The Better And The Best

Former educator and infographic designer Miss Vera Reed who is based in Southern California sent me an e-mail saying:

"I recently finished designing a new graphic regarding graduate programs just in time for graduation season. It has tons of helpful tidbits of information on it for students to utilize when deciding whether or not to attend grad school, and which grad school is right for their needs. I think some your readers will find it very useful!"

She added further,

"If you're interested in posting the graphic, I will be happy to create an intro for it that will further highlight the points addressed. I'm not interested in monetary compensation, as a former educator, I'm only looking to help students in their academic endeavors as well gain exposure for my work."

Sure-why not? Such an excellent piece of work deserves all the attention it can get. Herein is the  introduction specially penned by her for White Group Mathematics:

"A Master’s degree in Mathematics is no small feat, but one that pays off enormously for those dedicated enough to achieve its status. A Mathematics degree can offer a career in science, economics, finance, business and a yearly five-figure salary. Math-associated careers also employ roughly 3.5 million and counting Americans year round, and have increased job prospects in the states of California, Washington and Virginia.

But what does it take to receive a Master’s or even a doctorate in Math? There are five main requirements those pursuing the field must usually excel in:

1) Time and Residency: The student must earn at least two semesters of residency credit and complete all requirements of the degree within five years of registering for the program.

2) Course Requirements: Students must spend a certain amount of hours in and pass with satisfactory grades in specific courses pertaining directly to their program.

3) Computer Language Requirement: The student must demonstrate competency with a certain level of programming. This is done through either a course or one-time examination.

4) Examinations: Students must pass certain PhD-qualifying exams. There are also oral exams conducted by a Master’s Committee after the completion of qualifying exams.

5) Master’s Thesis or Project

What degree are you going after? Check out the guide to MBA programs below for a look at grad programs offered across the US to find out what you should be looking for in a potential grad school."

(Dated 22 April 2014)