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For people who got masters degrees, was it actually worthwhile? I'm in tech not accounting, so idc about the whole CPA thing.

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Big 4 care if you have 150... they don’t care if you take accounting classes or cooking classes to get there

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Yep. Forced me to think on a whole other level. I find myself applying more and more of what I learned in my job Also sets me apart on the resume front, but that’s less important than the skills I learned getting it

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I’ll let you know once I pay off my student loans. 😂

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Wow. I’m actually speechless by the number of people who think that degree isn’t worthwhile. I completely disagree and think that it gave me very real word knowledge that I can apply everyday

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Yes, but I didn't have any accounting or business classes from undergrad

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I'm glad I have it. I feel like it justifies a slightly higher salary than a peer with the same amount of experience and certifications. I wish I had taken 3 more classes for the dual masters MBA...but at the time I wanted a job

Used my masters in Cybersecurity as a differentiator to put me on the top of the list for a transfer from Risk Assurance to Advisory Cybersecurity & Privacy. Got a 30% pay bump and love my job significantly more. I'd say yes.

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