Dan Murphy '06

"I was skeptical about the value-add to my career, and how I could financially justify spending this much money on a degree. What I discovered is that the money I made in increased salary more than paid back the cost of the degree. This is my IEM success story."

"Let’s be real. Postgraduate degrees are costly in both time and money. You probably look back at your dusty undergrad diploma and wonder "will a graduate degree really be worth what it costs?" Even though the majority of IEM graduates receive promotions or raise their salary within their first year at IEM, I was skeptical. Could that really work for me? Would IEM pay off? I decided to take the risk and in 2014 when I graduated IEM, I had received multiple promotions, substantially increased my salary, and moved into a career I love."