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Have you considered medical school?

Which industries will be creating jobs in the next decade? Kenneth W. Freeman, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, is betting on these three: health and life sciences, digital technology, and social enterprise and sustainability. “No matter what country one goes to, these are the sectors that have rapid growth opportunities for job creation—and for creating financial value and value for society,” Freeman says.

These industries will be so important in the coming decades, he says, that SMG is revamping its curriculum and building research centers to focus on them. Freshmen are now required to take the course Forces Shaping the Global Economy, which introduces these sectors, and SMG will soon offer degree concentrations for undergrads and MBA students in each of these areas. The School is also working with companies to provide case competitions, internships, guest speakers, networking events, and field trips to further expose students to these growing industries.

“By having a working knowledge of these sectors, our students will be that much better prepared for the world,” Freeman says. And by keeping abreast of global trends, he adds, SMG will differentiate itself from its competition.