Tech pros getting MBAs: Necessary or not?

By , Network World |  IT Management, education, IT jobs

Earning an MBA can help tech pros bridge the gap between business and IT, but it's no guarantee of career success, nor does it automatically translate into a bigger salary.

So when does it make sense for an IT pro to get a business degree? It's very position-dependent, says Jack Cullen, president of IT staffing specialist Modis.

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