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Road Warrior? You Can Still Earn an MBA

Don't let your location or busy lifestyle prevent you from achieving your career goals. You can pursue a Master of Business Administration without having to commute to campus. Boise State's online MBA program is so convenient that you can take classes anytime, anywhere. The online format is for you if you travel for work, live across the country from Boise, Idaho, or you simply do not want to drive to school after a day at the office. Access courses from anywhere and plan your studies around your schedule.

The flexibility of an online MBA program can help you balance your current career responsibilities and equip you with skills that you can use to advance your career, all while you keep your job, your salary and your lifestyle. An online MBA program is ideal for many working professionals because it brings the curriculum to your computer and allows you to structure coursework around your schedule.

Bring Your Coursework With You

If you are a road warrior who often travels for work, you can take your coursework with you wherever you go. All course content can be accessed online, which means you also do not have to deal with the hassle of textbooks. You just need internet access and a web-enabled device.

The flexibility of the online MBA program allowed Kjell Ooms, a recent graduate, to maintain his career and further his business education at the same time. Ooms, whose full-time job involves managing construction projects, often needed to travel for work. He even had to relocate occasionally. Despite the frequent location changes, Ooms was still able to earn his MBA.

The online platform worked for Ooms because he could study, finish assignments and collaborate on group projects from wherever his job took him. The online program let Ooms maintain his life while continuing his education.

Control Your Schedule

Furthering your studies does not have to keep you from working your current job or spending time at home with your family. A fully online MBA program may be for you if you would like to work toward an advanced degree on a schedule that suits your lifestyle. Access coursework on your lunch break, from the airport or in a hotel room.

With a flexible online program that you can adapt to your schedule, juggling your work, home and school life is possible. As long as you meet submission deadlines, you can complete assignments when it's convenient for you. If you're willing to put in effort and commit time for school, you can make the online MBA program work for you. Even if you work odd hours or have to go out of town on business, earning an MBA is possible.

There are many benefits of an online environment for graduate school. The flexibility of studying anywhere at any time makes it possible for working professionals to accomplish their goals. A flexible graduate program was a necessity for Kjell Ooms' hectic work-life. And Ooms, like many students of the online MBA program, continued to work full time throughout the program.

Learn more about Boise State University's online MBA program.


Sources:

Fortune: Getting an MBA While You're on the Road: How to Pull It Off

Boise State University: Kjell Ooms Adds Another Boise State Degree With Online MBA

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