As a professional, career advancement must be a priority. It can be achieved in a lot of ways, mostly in being a valuable member of your company. But do you really need a master's degree to move up? Adding additional meat to your credible resume might help, yes. In fact, sometimes, having a master's degree is the key. However, it's still a case to case basis. Before jumping on the opportunity to go back to school, you must consider all your options first. For some careers, having an additional degree means very little. Yes, there are actually career fields that don't look at your academic achievements. For some, your skills and work ethics are the only thing important. There are factors to consider. Let the following questions guide you:

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