A 2009 Canadian HR Reporter survey examined the value of an advanced degree in Human Resources and received responses from 1180 readers and members of the Human Resources Professionals Association. Of the respondents: 1. 52.1% agreed or strongly agreed an advanced degree in HR might be overkill. 2. 59% thought such a degree gave an HR generalist candidate at least small advantage. 3. 28.9% said an MBA was most likely to help HR professionals advance their careers, followed by a master of human r...

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