Harvard | Mr. Croda International
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Chicago Booth | Mr. High GRE Low GPA
GRE 332, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Mr. French In Japan
GMAT 720, GPA 14,3/20 (French Scale), Top 10%
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare IT
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
MIT Sloan | Mr. Auto Engineer
GRE 323, GPA 8.08/10
Harvard | Mr. Government Entrepreneur
GMAT 770, GPA 8.06/10
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Startup Experience
GMAT 700, GPA 8.1/10
Harvard | Mr. Strategy Consultant Middle East
GMAT 760, GPA 3.4
Wharton | Mr. MedTech PM
GMAT 770, GPA 3.58
MIT Sloan | Ms. Technology And Tax
GMAT Waiver at MIT, GPA 3.42
Kellogg | Mr. Sick To Fit
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
NYU Stern | Ms. Indian PC
GRE 328, GPA 3.2
Wharton | Mr. Chemical Engineering Dad
GMAT 710, GPA 3.50
Kellogg | Mr. Energy Strategy Consultant
GMAT 740, GPA 2.4 undergrad, 3.7 Masters of Science
Harvard | Mr. Low GPA Ex-MBB
GMAT 750, GPA 3.0
Tuck | Mr. Energy Saver
GMAT 760, GPA 8.98/10.0
Chicago Booth | Mr. Sustainable Minimalist
GMAT 712, GPA 7.3
Wharton | Mr. Non-Profit Researcher
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Kellogg | Mr. Another Strategy Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 5.5/10
Harvard | Mr. Med Device Manufacturing
GRE 326, GPA 2.9
Columbia | Mr. Consultant Transitioning To Family Venture
GMAT 740, GPA 3.6
Wharton | Mr. First Generation College Graduate
GRE 324, GPA Low
Berkeley Haas | Ms. Want To Make An Impact
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Columbia | Mr. Pharmacy District Manager
GMAT 610, GPA 3.2
Ross | Mr. Military To Corporate
GRE 326, GPA 7.47/10
Harvard | Mr Big 4 To IB
GRE 317, GPA 4.04/5.00
Kellogg | Mr. Tech Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9

The Job Outlook For Specialized Master’s

Which industries are showing the most increases in recruiting activity when it comes to the specialized master’s market? Financial services leads by a long shot, with 66% of the schools reporting improved job opportunities there, while technology is second, with a 57% increase (see table below)

INDUSTRIES WITH LARGEST INCREASES IN JOB OPPORTUNITIES 

Source: MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance, January 2016

Source: MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance, January 2016

The industries that experienced the largest decrease in recruiting for specialized master’s candidates were energy and health care. Energy saw a 13% drop off, while healthcare had a 9% decline (see table below).

INDUSTRIES WITH LARGEST DECREASES IN JOB OPPORTUNITIES 

Source: MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance, January 2016

Source: MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance, January 2016

All told, 83 programs responded to the survey which was in the field from Dec. 9, 2015, to Jan. 8, 2016. The survey’s results were compared to the Fall 2014 survey fielded in January, 2015, when 77 schools responded. Roughly 78% of the schools responding to this latest survey are based in North America, while 85% said their MBA program was ranked in recent media rankings.

DON’T MISS: FROM BUSINESS ANALYTICS TO REAL ESTATE, AN EXPLOSION IN SPECIALIZED MASTER’S DEGREES or SPECIALIZED MASTER’S PROGRAMS AT THE TOP 50 B-SCHOOLS

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