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Title: How to Build Your Career with an Online Master Degree


1
How to Build Your Career with an Online Master
Degree
  • Texila American University

2
Africas Requirements for Professionals
  • Africa is taking baby steps into the global
    complex in terms of development. The continent
    also shows a lot of potential for economic
    growth. Many international businesses have
    started investing in African countries for their
    natural resources and accessible labor.
  • The industrial sector has grown exponentially
    since the last decade. A report by UN trade
    commission, Total trade from Africa to the rest
    of the world averaged 760,463 million in current
    prices in the period 20152017, and Africas GDP
    growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent
    in 2019 and 4.1 percent in 2020.
  • African countries that were once left unnoticed
    are getting attention from big corporations and
    even other countries too. This opens up many
    possibilities for people for economic growth.
    Here, we have discussed the Master of Business
    Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Health
    (MPH). These degrees, which open a lot of
    opportunities in Africa is two of the best career
    path one can pursue which, would take individuals
    to great heights.
  • The stand out feature being that these two
    courses can be pursued online while candidates
    keep their current job.

3
MBA Prospects and Salary
  • Due to various corporations investing in these
    countries, the industry sector has been booming.
    Human resources are in demand to manage and run
    these companies. African countries have many
    young, capable people who are waiting for
    opportunities. It is a fruitful opportunity for
    both sides.
  • Many companies are looking for candidates with a
    specialized degree who can handle different areas
    of business. Here is the average salary for some
    of these specializations.

4
Average Salary for an MBA Graduate in Africa
Designation Average Salary/Annum
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 70,000
General/Operations Manager 46,000
Business Development Manager 45,000
Financial Manager 52,000
Management Consultant 55,000
Project Manager (General) 43,000
5
Average Salary for an MBA Graduate in Africa
  • And since African countries are relatively new,
    it has been a ground for innovation and
    experimentation. Here are some of the sectors
    (and companies) that made headlines in recent
    times
  • FinTech (Paystack, Flutterwave, Tala)
  • Digital healthcare (CareAi,mTRAC,
    mPedigree,OpenMRS)
  • Renewable Energy (M-KOPA Solar, Shakti Energy,
    Mobisol)
  • Food Processing (TechnoServe, Africa processing)
  • Startup Funding (Talent2Africa, TakeALot)
  • African Fashion Industry (afrikrea, Zuvaa)

6
Career Path and Growth Rate
  • An MBA graduate has the most choices while
    pursuing a degree. MBA graduates can take up a
    variety of roles, from general management to
    human resources and even finance. According to
    their specialization, on average, the career
    growth rate is expected to be around 10-15
    worldwide.
  • Many graduates ultimately start their own
    business after a considerable time working for
    other companies. Some choose to migrate abroad,
    as well. In terms of career path and growth rate,
    the sky is really the limit for MBA graduates.
  • Pursuing an MBA degree as an individual would
    allow you to innovate in the industrial sector.
    You can even launch your own startup if you
    choose to. The pay-scale is slightly higher with
    the MBA due to its target-oriented nature.

7
Why Should You Choose an MBA Degree?
  • Excellent salary package
  • Advanced and dynamic management skills
  • Vast areas of specializations
  • Extensive business network for employment and
    entrepreneurship
  • Wide range of career options
  • Job and entrepreneurial markets around the world

8
MPH Prospects and Salary
  • As we all know, Africa and the globe are in a
    health workforce crisis. With the population
    growing every day, public health has become an
    area of utmost importance. Pursuing an MPH degree
    will allow you to tackle this growing issue and
    make the world a better place quite literally.
  • MPH would allow you to impact the medical field
    with your expertise. MPH also offers better job
    satisfaction and a wider variety of roles you can
    take up in the medical field.

9
Career Path and Growth Rate
  • Graduates with a degree in public health can work
    in almost all sectors
  • Public Health department administration, public
    nursing, or disaster preparedness.
  • Non-profit Focus on a particular population,
    such as minorities or mothers, or address
    specific health disparities.
  • Academic Researching and Teaching.
  • Private Insurance companies, pharmaceutical
    manufacturers or health care facilities, or
    Consultants.

10
Public Health Pay and Its Projections




Public Health Occupation Average Salary Growth by 2022
Epidemiologists 74,120 10.2
Community Health Workers 38,180 25.1
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 72,520 14.6
Medical and Health Services Managers 103,680 23.2
Health Specialties Teachers 112,950 36.1
Healthcare Social Workers 53,590 26.8
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 45,820 22.8
Mental Health Counselors 43,990 28.5
Natural Sciences Managers 136,450 5.7
11
Why Should You Choose MPH?
  • Job Satisfaction Besides money, you will also be
    able to touch millions of lives with your work.
  • Huge Demand There is a steady growth in the
    demand for public health professionals. It means
    better job opportunities and good job security in
    the future.
  • Ever-Evolving and Challenging Jobs This will
    ensure that you will be on your toes looking for
    solutions and exploring new developments in the
    medical field.
  • You cannot go wrong with either of these career
    paths. However, each job has its own challenges
    and rewards. It is a subjective choice for an
    individual to make.

12
Why Should You Choose Texila American University
for Your Master Degree?
  • Texila American University has a proven track
    record of its academic excellence. It reflects on
    its students who are sought-after professionals
    after graduating from our campus. Our students
    can thrive in any professionally-taxing situation
    across the globe. We focus on creating the most
    exceptional employees, pioneers, and leaders.
    Texila plays an integral role in establishing
    high-quality education in Africa and around the
    globe.
  • Apart from its green campus, it also boasts of
    its hi-tech facilities and state-of-the-art
    facilities and infrastructure. Besides being a
    world-class education provider for medical and
    management education, it is a sure destination to
    upgrade your future. So, if you are interested in
    building a successful career, Texila American
    University is the perfect place to begin your
    journey.

13
Why Should You Choose Texila American University
for Your Master Degree?
  • Besides, we are
  • offering quality higher education,
  • recognized worldwide,
  • rated as a Tier-1 private university,
  • providing courses at affordable costs,
  • delivering excellent support services, and
  • allowing you to pursue your degree without
    leaving your job.
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