If you received your bachelors degree in biology or a related field, there is a good chance that you are having difficulty finding a job. The lack of an advanced degree in the life sciences can hurt your chances of securing a job mainly because most life sciences jobs demand more education and experience Choosing to pursue a business degree can be a step in the right direction to advance your career.
Receiving an advanced degree from traditional or online MBA programs can vastly improve the likelihood of securing the career (or salary ) that you always wanted. UOP and other campus-based universities have great mba programs designed to give you the education needed to be successful. More importantly most of these programs allow you to take classes on your own time. No need to fight campus traffic or beg your current employer to work around your class schedule. With online classes, you can complete your coursework where and when you want.
Many persons a background in biology and an MBA are able to secure positions as business analysts, managers, and market analysts for biotechnology companies. Increasingly, they also becoming integral parts of new product development teams that are looking for new medicines and treatments.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, biotechnology will only increase in need and thousands of jobs will continue to be added each year. To that end, some of the world's largest life sciences companies including Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Bayer Corporation are already seeking MBA students with biological backgrounds.
So if you are looking for a boost in your career, consider getting a MBA or related business degree. While a MBA may not seem like the first choice of a most undergraduate biology student,s it can actually provide the skills and tools needed to succeed in some of the most competitive biological markets today.
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