Online masters programs can help you to successfully pursue management positions in your field, even at a time when the global job market is becoming increasingly competitive.
Pursuing a masters degree is, however, a demanding endeavor and this makes it very difficult for employed people to find time to further their education.
Thanks to the growing acceptance of online masters programmes in Kenya, top-ranked universities such as the University of Nairobi, KU, Egerton, Moi, Inoorero and Strathmore are adopting the online format to attract busy professionals who cannot attend traditional classes.
Among the most sought after online masters degree programs locally include online masters in project management, public health, development studies, education, psychology and social work. Online MBA programs are also very popular among professions in business related fields.
Why pursue online masters degree?
There are many benefits of pursuing online masters programmes in Kenya. These include career advancement, high salary potential, many well paying job opportunities and of course flexible learning options.
1.) Career advancement – A masters degree is the basic requirement for management positions in most companies in Kenya. Online study will enable you to complete your masters while working on full-time basis, then apply for a higher position upon graduating.
2.) Higher salary potential – The higher the position you hold the higher the salary you earn. An online masters degree will make you very attractive to many well paying employers – a very important attribute especially if you are looking to make a big career move.
4.) Flexible learning options – With an online degree program, learners are required to study at their convenience, without attending a brick and mortar classroom. This makes online masters programs very attractive to professionals who want to further their studies without giving up on their job or family obligations.