Making the choice between an MBA and MHRM

Previous experience, career objectives play important part in decision-making
By Mary Jo Ducharme
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/25/2014

Many human resources professionals are beginning to consider graduate education to help advance their careers. One important question prospective students often ask is whether an HR professional should pursue an MBA or an advanced degree in HR (MHRM).

There’s no easy answer — it really depends on the type of education already obtained, experience level and career objectives of the individual. It also depends on the details of the particular MBA or MHRM program the individual plans to pursue.

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