Master's degrees

Finance, accounting, and tax have a longstanding legacy in businesses of all shapes and sizes, but it’s no secret the business world is changing. &nbsp;According to the <em>Journal of Accountancy</em></a>, businesses are looking to finance and related functions to help navigate these new changes and complexity. And while this puts them in an “enviable position of influence […] increased skills are needed to meet additional responsibilities.”

We like to say that the W. P. Carey School is where business is personal®. It means a lot to us and it also means a lot of different things. For example, we emphasize smaller class sizes, because it fosters relationships with your fellow students, who also become vital teammates as you work through the program.

While we used to view the undergraduate degree as a career guarantee, most professions now use it as a minimum standard for employment. Yet with many industries seeking graduate degree holders for even entry-level positions, going to grad school seems like the obvious (and common) next step. 

The volume and relative recency of the data that exists today is staggering — experts estimate that 90 percent was produced no earlier than 2011. Unsurprisingly, skyrocketing growth has led to increased demand for information managers across business sectors.