Career Center Graduate School Information


Graduate and professional degrees are for individuals who need specialized professional credentials to reach their career goals. Some graduate programs can enhance employment prospects, increase salaries or improve chances for future advancement. However, you need to research your goals before deciding to undertake the time and expense of further study.

There are many types of graduate programs at numerous colleges and universities around the world. It is important to explore all the options in a particular field and consult with people who are familiar with what you want to study.

Career Services is available to assist students and alumni with:

  • Researching schools and programs, and admission requirements
  • Reviewing application materials and critiquing essays and personal statements
  • Practicing for the interview process

Graduate school planning can get pretty hectic if you do not strategize and plan ahead. Here is a timeline to help you get started and some resources including web links that may be useful to you.

PLANNING FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL

Graduate School (from US News)
The Grad School Handbook

LINKS TO FIND A GRADUATE SCHOOL PROGRAM

GradSchools.com
GradProfiles.com

GRADUATE SCHOOL RANKINGS

The Princeton Review

HOW TO APPLY TO GRADUATE SCHOOLS

The Grad School Handbook