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I'm currently in industry, considering the pursuit of an MBA, possibly stem-based. Is an MBA from the University of Michigan really worth $123,000? (I've almost 20 years exp w\10 mngmt or consulting)

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With 20 years experience I really struggle to see how the mba will pay off financially. Would really depend on incoming salary and what your goals were after. My rec would be to try for a sponsored executive MBA if that were an option

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What is your goal for after MBA? Why would you go back to school? Most MBA students go back to school to change industry or get a big salary bump. I doubled my salary so for me my MBA (not at Ross) was worth it

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I did the Ross weekend MBA and doubled my salary moving from industry to consulting; feel free to message me directly if you’d like to chat in more detail. It was an incredible experience but it is a different situation for you. Go Blue!

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I'm partially just curious, because it is such a high cost. but I'm also at a point in my career where salary has reached the upper limits (outside of incremental changes) for my role\industry.

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120k

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1) consider a Masters in Business Analytics if you have any STEM based leanings. 2) no it isn’t worth that, so you best study up and get scholarship money if that’s your move!

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btw, I'm 39.

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6 figs of liability debt isn’t worth it at age 40. There’s other ways to make money on the side if that’s your main goal, start a side gig in your spare time. If you’re just trying to move up in your company,look into certifications (six sigma comes to mind) over degrees

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thanks everyone! this was helpful.

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I agree with A2. Check out an executive MBA program. Some companies are willing to play for them. I'm 38 and am thinking about it. Good luck!

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i would pursue an online/PT option. umich's Ross has an online option with 3 short residencies (Thurs-Sund for a month). i wouldn't even have considered it otherwise.

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With your experience something like an executive program at Harvard “ running professional services firms” sounds more apropos. Look it up.

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Depends. I think it'll cost more than that in the sense of cost of attendance. But could very easily be worth it if it does something like double your salary

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i did make it! thanks all

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