Pursuing Graduate School

Going to work in industry after receiving a bachelor’s degree is the chosen path for about 87% of ISU engineers.  The other 13% pursue additional academic study in engineering, law or medicine.  Some of the reasons for pursuing an advanced degree include:

  • To learn more and build confidence
  • To add a credential to the resume and increase employment opportunities
  • To increase earning potential
  • To have a better chance of being promoted
  • To have more credibility in a chosen field

Whatever the reason for choosing graduate school, one of the goals should be to develop a deeper understanding of a particular area of study that matches your career goals.

Outline of Pursuing Graduate School Information