Why Should You Get a Management Degree?

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Looking for a degree that will lead to a rewarding career? Whether you are looking to advance in your current position, break into a new field, or pave the way as an entrepreneur, EKU’s 100% online management degree can prepare you.

Management is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, management occupations have a projected 7 percent growth rate by 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. This growth rate is projected to bring 706,900 new jobs to the market. Driven by the expansion of previously established businesses and the creation of new businesses, management careers are plentiful.

The field of management also has great earning potential. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage was $105,660 in May 2019, the highest wage for all the major occupational groups.

What Can You Do With a Management Degree?

Management knowledge and skills are needed in almost every field. EKU’s online management program equips students by covering topics such as:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theory
  • Management Science

Within these courses, young professionals learn skills such as creativity, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, strategic planning, and communication. All of these skills are essential in management and transferable to every industry from human resources, to sales, to finance, to operations.

Interested in owning your own business and being your own boss? A business management degree is a key way to advance your entrepreneurial spirit in the right direction. Learn the business essentials, from finance and accounting, to marketing, to training and onboarding from our comprehensive program.

Why Earn Your Management Degree From EKU?

Here are just a few reasons that students choose to earn their degree with EKU Online:

  • Business school is accredited by AACSB International
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Two professional student organizations, the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Fast track opportunities for students with 80 or more credit hours

Interested in a management degree?
Earn your online bachelor’s degree from a regionally and AACSB accredited university that has been an online education leader for more than 15 years.

Complete the learn more form for more information about earning your bachelor’s in management to give yourself a competitive edge in the job market.

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