Pursuing MBA at mid age


Zee

Hi fellow board members,
Wondering if any one could give me some advice here:
I am a Canadian, and I have been working as a pharmacist in community pharmacies for many years. I am now 38, and I am contemplating about going back to pharmaceutical industry as my day job as a pharmacist is getting stagnant. I realize that getting an MBA degree is a must for pharmaceutical companies.
Here are my basic stats:
Undergrad GPA: 3.25 (sorry, graduated from a tough Canadian school)
GMAT: just over 700
After reading the forums here, perhaps Rutgers and Boston U are two with most pharma exposure.
Wondering what will be my prospect doing MBA at this age, and will I encounter problems in finding a job (being much older than typical MBA graduates)?

I can also pursue an MBA internationally in Asia (I am a Chinese origin). But I am not sure if I could land a job there post-MBA as an internatial student (Chinese companies don't like hiring foreigners). I am not extremely greedy for high salaries post-grad , but looking for a career in pharma that has the potential to grow.
Thanks!

[Edited by Zee on May 15, 2020]

Hi fellow board members,
Wondering if any one could give me some advice here:
I am a Canadian, and I have been working as a pharmacist in community pharmacies for many years. I am now 38, and I am contemplating about going back to pharmaceutical industry as my day job as a pharmacist is getting stagnant. I realize that getting an MBA degree is a must for pharmaceutical companies.
Here are my basic stats:
Undergrad GPA: 3.25 (sorry, graduated from a tough Canadian school)
GMAT: just over 700
After reading the forums here, perhaps Rutgers and Boston U are two with most pharma exposure.
Wondering what will be my prospect doing MBA at this age, and will I encounter problems in finding a job (being much older than typical MBA graduates)?

I can also pursue an MBA internationally in Asia (I am a Chinese origin). But I am not sure if I could land a job there post-MBA as an internatial student (Chinese companies don't like hiring foreigners). I am not extremely greedy for high salaries post-grad , but looking for a career in pharma that has the potential to grow.
Thanks!
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Duncan

Why not consider an executive MBA? You might be able to get into a better EMBA than MBA.

Why not consider an executive MBA? You might be able to get into a better EMBA than MBA.
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