How Useful is an MBA Degree?

Jenny Xiao, PhD
Biopharma Business
Skill Building
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Three months after my MBA program, I got a job offer as a product manager at a well-known genomics tool company.  Several classmates of mine who were still hunting asked me: Did your MBA help you get the job?  My answer is: No.  It just helped me to bargain for more stock options. I am kidding, of course.  An MBA degree is valuable for Marketing, Business Development, Finance, Supply Chain management, ...