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The MBA is recognised for its many benefits, but here's one surprising outcome that doesn't get talked about enough.

If you’ve been feeling dissatisfied with your career, or that you just want more out of life, you might want to consider an MBA. It may be the only qualification that has a happiness index named in its honour, such is its reputation for inducing positive emotions among its students and graduates. 

The MBA Happiness Index studied over 1100 students from business schools all over the world, and found that studying for an MBA will make you 42.6 per cent happier – and that your level of happiness will remain, long after your studies are complete. 

Why does an MBA make you happy?  

Everyone’s motivation is different, of course, but some of the common themes among those who reported feeling happier for studying for their MBA included: 

Where can an MBA take you? 

The lifelong skills you acquire during your MBA can open paths as diverse as MBA graduates themselves, but they may include: 

A Deakin University MBA can be completed in as little as 18 months, but the positive effects could be felt in your life forever. The course has been refined over the past 30 years to meet the professional needs of our high-achieving and ambitious students. 

Ranked number one in Australia for online classroom experience, Deakin offers in-person or flexible online studies, and our lecturers are highly experienced and PhD-qualified leaders in their fields. 

Join us to find out more

If you want more out of your career, and for your life in general, come along to Deakin’s free MBA course webinar, where you can join our course leaders to learn about the advantages of studying for your industry-focused:  

Register here, and start your journey to MBA happiness today. 





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