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How to List MBA on a Resume? Tips for Success

How to List MBA on a Resume? Tips for Success

To put your MBA on a resume, it’s best to add it to the education section because that’s what hiring managers expect. If it’s relevant to the position, you can also add it in the header of your resume, right next to your name.

Check the example below to see how you write MBA on resumes:

Master of Business Administration

Boston University, Boston, MA

September 2018–June 2021

*The example above can be adapted to list any degree on a resume.

You can also use abbreviations, such as M.B.A. or MBA. But be careful—look into the job ad first to see how the degree is spelled. That is to ensure the Applicant Tracking Software won’t dismiss your application for missing qualifications.

If you’re a recent graduate writing a resume and have little work experience, you can add information about your MBA to the resume profile. For example, introduce yourself by stating: Motivated Master of Business Administration eager to support operations at XYZ… in your resume objective.

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Roma Kończak, CPRW
Roma is a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and career expert with international work experience and a background in education and humanities. She has spent considerable time assisting individuals in advancing their careers by helping them improve their communication skills in diverse cultural and professional settings. She has written over 50 articles on effective approaches to resume writing and career advice.
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