What is worth more - completing a Marketing MA or moving to China to become a project manager?

What is worth more - completing an MA or moving to China to become a project manager? During the last 3 years, I have worked to get a master at marketing but while working at the same time. The result is I had a job offer to project manage with my company in Beijing. It's really a great opportunity as I started with the company two years ago at entry level. However my university won't defer my thesis any longer and wants it by the years end. Should I reject the job or the masters?

Asked By: huntertristan - 6/18/2009
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Talk to the job offering company and sort it out. Usually they can wait. I'd say the degree really matters. Even if they cannot save the job for you, I'm sure you can find another job with your fine degree, especially in Beijing.
Answered By: 昀浩 - 6/19/2009
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talk to the company if u would be able to have some time to finish up before u go. tell the company that u will also be bringing them a better work quality. but i think it's kind of a waste of your time and money to just throw the last step of your degree away, although jobs are really hard to find these days. good... More
Answered By: laurina - 6/18/2009
Since you've spent three years on your masters, I would definitely complete the degree. It shows employers that you follow projects through to completion as opposed to quitting before completing the task. Can you get a better job with this degree? That in itself is debatable in the economy, clearly. However, it CAN NOT... More
Answered By: Nikki S - 6/19/2009
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