What Makes a Master of Professional Studies so Different from Master of Science? | GyanDhan

A bachelor’s degree is insufficient to establish a good career (read: well paying) in current times. In the U.S. alone, “occupations that typically require a master’s degree for entry are projected to grow the fastest, 18.4 %, from 2012 to 2022.” And it becomes crucial if you want to rise in the ranks of a profession.” Given the increasingly competitive job market, you still need a key area of differentiation and a course offering a specialized knowledge of a field helps. We are talking about a Master’s in Professional Studies (MPS). The next natural question is: what is MPS program and how does it differ from the standard M.S. To help understand, we give an MPS Vs. MS degree comparison in this article.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/master-of-professional-studies-vs-master-of-science