How Do I Decide Which B-School Discipline to Specialize in?

Tips for Choosing a Business Specialization

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Deciding which business specialization to pursue can be difficult, but it is a must if you want to make the most of your business school education.

Business Specialization Options
There are many different business specializations to choose from. Some of the most popular include:

Tips for Choosing a Business Specialization
Use the following tips to choose the business specialization that is right for you.
  • Think about what you want to do with your business school education after you graduate.
  • Make a list of potential business specializations and then consider the pros and cons of each.
  • Decide how much money you want to make and find business specializations that will live up to your financial expectations.
  • Talk to people who work in your fields of interest to find out what they like and don’t like about their jobs.
  • Research potential employers in a range of business specializations – would you be happy working for any of these companies?
  • Some business specializations, such as accounting and human resources, require continuing education. If that’s a problem for you, consider other specializations.
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    Schweitzer, Karen. "How Do I Decide Which B-School Discipline to Specialize in?" ThoughtCo, Feb. 29, 2016, thoughtco.com/deciding-a-discipline-to-specialize-in-466435. Schweitzer, Karen. (2016, February 29). How Do I Decide Which B-School Discipline to Specialize in? Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/deciding-a-discipline-to-specialize-in-466435 Schweitzer, Karen. "How Do I Decide Which B-School Discipline to Specialize in?" ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/deciding-a-discipline-to-specialize-in-466435 (accessed January 23, 2018).