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A Dual Degree Perspective

By Stephen Lewis  Current student in residential MBA and Data Analytics master’s programs Coming from a small high school in Potsdam, N.Y., and then attending SUNY Potsdam, I was looking for a graduate school with reputable programs, small program sizes and the possibility of joining clubs. Luckily enough for me, I didn’t have to look …

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Professional or Academic Degree: Which Should You Choose?

Students participate in the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program at Beacon Institute.

Before you decide which advanced degree to pursue, it’s helpful to know the difference between a professional degree and an academic one. As the term suggests, a professional degree prepares you for a specific profession. Think Doctor of Law (JD) for lawyer, Doctor of Medicine (MD) for doctor, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master …