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View Full Version : Poll: Graduate Degrees


Omnivorous
09-11-2017, 08:36 PM
Hoping to get a show of hands--how many of you fine folks flying at a major/legacy carrier (or FDX/UPS) have graduate degrees?


pilot0987
09-12-2017, 03:22 AM
Maybe you should include a poll with graduate degrees/military guys since most get this advanced degree in order to get promoted.

ShyGuy
09-13-2017, 09:23 AM
I have a Bachelor in engineering, and in this career I don't see the ROI on getting a Masters in my field.


MoosePileit
09-13-2017, 09:35 AM
Mil, but got a MS right after BS and ROTC commission on an ed delay.

Smart move, burned a year productively awaiting pilot training to restart, got lots of contacts and a standing offer at a 5 year PhD. Work study, waived tuition, checked in with mother AFIT 1x per semester.

Put me into the 1st VSP window in 2006 for a 12 year paid egress.

Fortune favors the prepared, but luck trumps a lot.

Turbosina
09-13-2017, 10:02 PM
I'm just a regional guy but have two graduate degrees...

Luckily we get a special annual incentive bonus. We get to fly an extra turn over the holidays for each graduate degree we hold...