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Find the Master's Degree Program That's Right for You

By Brendan Conway updated on Friday, September 27, 2013

Earning a master's degree can help you advance your career and your salary in a wide range of industries. Whether you are planning to pursue an academic or professional master's degree, there are many options for you.

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Considering a Master's Program

When looking for a program to help you pursue your master's degree, be sure to consider the type of field you want to work in. A master's program will be more focused than undergraduate coursework, so it will help to know what subjects you are interested in.

Also, consider whether you want to study on campus or if you would prefer the convenience and flexibility of an online or distance learning program to lead you toward your master's degree.

Check out our keyword search and related programs to help guide your search for the master's degree program that is the best fit for you.

Getting Into Your Master's Program of Choice

After you've found the master's degree program you're most interested in, then you're going to have set about the task of assembling your application, honing it to perfect, and sending it in. Peterson's has all kinds of tips that can help you with this process, and you can find more information on our page about graduate admissions.

For graduate admissions essay assistance, you'll also want to look into EssayEdge. With its plethora of expert essay editors, EssayEdge has exactly what you need to craft the finest admissions essay possible. Get some expert assistance on your essay today!

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About the Author

Brendan Conway is the Web Content Editor for Peterson's Interactive and is well-versed in the world of higher education and admissions. He is a graduate of Hamilton College, and has been working in admissions advice, test-prep advice, career planning advice, and similar fields for the majority of his career since graduation. Brendan endeavors to provide the most relevant, useful, and interesting information via Peterson's Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ feeds. Brendan enjoys lexicological oddities and voraciously reading in his free time.

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