Why I Chose to Pursue a Masterâ€™s Degree?Paper Rating: Word Count: 685 Approx Pages: 3
Why I chose to pursue a master's degree?
"I want to go back to school for my master's has almost become my mantra over the last few years. I always knew that returning to school was in my future, but struggled with when to return and which degree I wanted to pursue. Knowing that I had to balance school and work schedules, I considered a Master in Business Administration (MBA) or a Master in Computer Science (MCS) program. The continual changes in information technology job market have provided the motivation I needed to decide and enroll. I chose to pursue MCS to build upon my experience to be a viable candidate for advancement into management. Survival in the information technology industry is becoming a challenge with more jobs being downsized or internationally outsourced so that there are fewer jobs available within the U.S. job market. I do not want to be one of the people forced to leave the industry in search of a new career. I have chosen to work harder and obtain the k