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    Why Graduate School?

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    A graduate education helps advance your knowledge in a particular field(s), fostering your intellect and enabling you to apply your research to the benefit of society.

    Career Advantages

    The Council of Ontario Universities released its University Works - 2014 Employment Report, summarizing employment outcomes by levels of educational attainment. The report, based on Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, reveals that relative to all other educational attainment groups in Ontario, Master’s and PhD graduates:

    Have the lowest level of unemployment

    Council of Ontario Universities - Employment Rate

    Have the most stable employment rate

    Council of Ontario Universities - Employment Rate

    Have experienced the largest growth in employment since 2002

    Council of Ontario Universities - Employment Growth

    Have experienced the largest increase in employment since the 2008 economic crisis

    Council of Ontario Universities - Employment Increase

    Academic Advantages

    For more information, please review Your Future: A Guide for Potential Graduate Students by the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies.