Why Get a Graduate Education?
Graduate education plays a central role in developing a highly skilled workforce and is essential for innovation in all fields of endeavor, from the arts and humanities to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Graduate degree holders bring increased value to the workforce and to society through their specialized knowledge and problem-solving ability. Graduate education develops leaders for business, nonprofit and government sectors and prepares the K-12 workforce and future college and university faculty. Graduate degree holders are involved in research and innovation, technology transfer and commercialization, entrepreneurship, promoting public health, strengthening communities, and enhancing society through arts and humanities.
Graduate degree holders also have higher job security and higher lifetime earnings. In a knowledge-based economy, a graduate education is the best investment you can make.