Is it valuable to get a Master's of Arts in a subject? I guess my question stems from the fact that I feel like a Master's of Arts is a liberal arts degree, and not a strong degree in a specific field. I feel like it is a bit diluted...
An example... I am looking to get a dual degree, but am finding that the dual degree would be a a MCRP and a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management. The MA in PPM is only 34 credits and is roughly three quarters or 45 credits short of being a Master of PPM.
Am I right to believe that this isn't worth my time, or am I being short sighted? I think that a dual degree in MCRP and MPPM would be great, but that is another year of school, and I am not looking to do that. Should I just get out early and forget the dual degree aspect? Or is even the little bit of knowledge worth keeping the dual degree? Does it make me more marketable?
Any help would be appriciated. Thanks.