Satisfied MBAs: Career Switchers and Career Enhancers from Around the World

This study compares degree satisfaction and skill improvement following completion of MBA programs for 4,757 students who deemed themselves either career enhancers or career switchers.


This study is based on a sample of 4,757 MBA program graduates who completed the Global MBA Graduate Survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®). The survey included questions regarding career goals, degree satisfaction, skill improvement, and demographic variables. Analyses for this study focus on responses to the survey questions that help provide a global perspective on the differences between career enhancers and career switchers among MBA program graduates.