Career Opportunities

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Bachelor’s 
BBA - Business Administration

Image BBA Business Management

Bachelor’s
BBA - Business Management

Image BBA Marketing

Bachelor’s
BBA - Marketing

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Bachelor’s
BBA - Accounting

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Bachelor’s
BBA - Finance

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Bachelor’s
BBA - Risk Management & Insurance

Business Administration

From major corporations to independent businesses, a degree in business administration can open the door to a variety of challenging and financially rewarding careers.

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.

This versatile degree builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills, and prepares students for key positions in a number of areas.

Career Outlook

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Job Outlook graph shows jobs for training and development on the rise through 2022 - $57,608 estimated salary of graduates from this program.
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Budget Analyst


Median Annual Salary:
$76,220 per year
$36 per hour

Number of Jobs:
56,900

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

 

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Human Resource Specialist    

Median Annual Salary:   
$60,880 per year
$29 per hour

Number of Jobs:
625,700

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Purchasing Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$67,600 per year
$32 per hour

Number of Jobs:
503,900

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Market Research Analyst

Median Annual Salary:
$63,120 per year
$30 per hour

Number of Jobs:
681,900

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

*Job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook. Which can be found at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Employment Outcomes

Graduate Occupations


General & Operations Managers


Customer Service Representatives


Sales Managers


Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists


Loan Officers


Securities, Commodities, & Financial Services Sales Agents

Graduate Employers


Fifth Third Bankcorp


Marriott International, Inc.


The Kroger Company


Forcht Bank, National Association



Integrity Staffing Services, Inc.


Total Quality, Inc.

Graduate Job Titles


General Manager


Operations Manager


Account Executive


Financial Services Representative



District Manager


Financial Advisor

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Business Management

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of management occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, which will result in about 706,900 new jobs. Employment growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which should require more workers to manage these operations. 

Career Outlook

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Job Outlook graph shows jobs for training and development on the rise through 2022 - $57,608 estimated salary of graduates from this program.
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Operations Research Analyst

Median Annual Salary:
$83,390 per year
$40 per hour

Number of Jobs:
107,700

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

 

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Sales Manager   


Median Annual Salary:   
$124,220 per year
$59 per hour

Number of Jobs:
405,700

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Financial Analyst


Median Annual Salary:
$85,660 per year
$41 per hour

Number of Jobs:
329,900

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Human Resources Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$113,300 per year
$54 per hour

Number of Jobs:
152,100

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

*Job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook. Which can be found at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Employment Outcomes

Graduate Occupations


Management Occupations


Office and Administrative Support


Sales and Related Occupations


Business and Financial Operations


Healthcare and Technical


Production Occupations

Graduate Employers


The Kroger Company


Walmart, Inc.


Little Caesars Pizza


Sam's West, Inc.


Rainmaker Hospitality, LLC


Marriott International, Inc.


Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Graduate Job Titles


Administrative Assistant


Human Resources Coordinator


Sales Representative


Recruiter


Department Manager


Account Manager


Human Resources Generalist

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Finance

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 591,800 new jobs. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for financial professionals.

Career Outlook

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Financial Analyst

Median Annual Salary:
$85,660 per year
$41 per hour

Number of Jobs:
329,500

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

 

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Actuary   

Median Annual Salary:   
$102,880 per year
$49 per hour

Number of Jobs:
25,000

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Tax Examiners

Median Annual Salary:
$54,440 per year
$26 per hour

Number of Jobs:
58,200

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Financial Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$127,990 per year
$61 per hour

Number of Jobs:
653,600

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

*Job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook. Which can be found at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Employment Outcomes

Graduate Occupations


Business and Financial Operations


Office and Administrative Support


Management Occupations


Sales and Related Occupations


Computer and Mathematical 


Education, Training, and Library


Personal Care and Service


Graduate Employers


U.S. Bancorp


Assured Neace Lukens


Bankers Service Corporation


The Kroger Company


PNC


Fifth Third Bankcorp


Northwestern Mutual


Graduate Job Titles


Accountant


Financial Advisor


Staff Accountant


Vice President


Operations Manager


Financial Reporting Manager


Operations Specialist


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Marketing

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of advertising, promotions, and marketing managers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Advertising, promotional, and marketing campaigns are expected to continue to be essential as organizations seek to maintain and expand their market share. Advertising and promotions managers will be needed to plan, direct, and coordinate advertising and promotional campaigns, as well as to introduce new products into the marketplace.

Career Outlook

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Job Outlook graph shows jobs for training and development on the rise through 2022 - $57,608 estimated salary of graduates from this program.
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Advertising and Marketing Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$132,620 per year
$63 per hour

Number of Jobs:
286,800

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

 

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Marketing Research Analyst  

Median Annual Salary:   
$63,120 per year
$30 per hour

Number of Jobs:
681,900

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Sales Manager


Median Annual Salary:
$124,220 per year
$59 per hour

Number of Jobs:
405,700

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Advertising Sales Agent

Median Annual Salary:
$51,740 per year
$24 per hour

Number of Jobs:
147,900

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

*Job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook. Which can be found at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Employment Outcomes

Graduate Occupations


Management Occupations


Sales and Related Occupations


Business and Financial Operations


Office and Administrative Support


Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports


Community and Social Service Occupations


Graduate Employers


The Kroger Company


University of Kentucky


PL Marketing, Inc.


O'Charley's LLC


Total Quality, Inc.


Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.


Fifth Third Bankcorp


Graduate Job Titles


Research Analyst


Sales Representative


President


General Manager


Marketing Director


Account Executive


Marketing Manager

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Public Accounting

With a wide array of job opportunities in both the private and public sectors, a degree in public accounting can open the door to a variety of challenging and financially rewarding careers.

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

This versatile degree provides technical accounting knowledge and a strong general business background, preparing students for key positions in a number of areas:

* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Fire Inspectors, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/fire-inspectors-and-investigators.htm


Career Outlook

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Job Outlook graph shows jobs for training and development on the rise through 2022 - $57,918 estimated salary of graduates from this program.
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Accountants & Auditors

Median Annual Salary:
$70,500 per year
$33 per hour

Number of Jobs:
1,424,000

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

 

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Financial Analyst    


Median Annual Salary:   
$85,660 per year
$41 per hour

Number of Jobs:
329,500

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Tax Examiners


Median Annual Salary:
$54,440 per year
$26 per hour

Number of Jobs:
58,200

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Personal Financial Advisor

Median Annual Salary:
$88,890 per year
$42 per hour

Number of Jobs:
271,700

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

*Job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook. Which can be found at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Employment Outcomes

Graduate Occupations


Accountants & Auditors


Financial Managers


Bookeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks


Tax Preparers


Financial Analysts


Tax Examiners, Collectors, & Revenue Agents

Graduate Employers


Kentucky River Foothills, Inc.


Kentucky Dept. of Revenue


Tempur Sealy International, Inc.



Commonwealth of Kentucky


Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Inc.


Auditor of Public Accounts

Graduate Job Titles


Accountant


Auditor


Staff Accountant



Tax Preparer


Accounts Payable Analyst


Operations Manager

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Risk Management & Insurance

From major corporations to independent businesses, a degree in risk management and insurance can open the door to a variety of challenging and financially rewarding careers.

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.

This versatile degree builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills, and prepares students for key positions in a number of areas.

Career Outlook

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Job Opportunities*

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Insurance Underwriters

Median Annual Salary:
$69,380 per year
$33 per hour

Number of Jobs:
110,400

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

 

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Claims Adjusters    

Median Annual Salary:   
$65,670 per year
$31 per hour

Number of Jobs:
346,000

Typical Entry-Level
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Real Estate Appraisers

Median Annual Salary:
$54,980 per year
$26 per hour

Number of Jobs:
80,100

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Management Analyst

Median Annual Salary:
$83,610 per year
$40 per hour

Number of Jobs:
876,300

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

*Job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook. Which can be found at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Employment Outcomes

Graduate Occupations


Claims Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators


Account Clerks


General & Operations Managers


Marketing Managers


Human Resources Specialists


Personal Financial Advisors

Graduate Employers


Bluegrass Insurance Management, LLC


Employers Holdings, Inc.


Grange Mutual Casualty Company


Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.


Investors Heritage Life Insurance


Metlife, Inc.

Graduate Job Titles


Account Representative



Customer Service Representative


Claims Adjuster


Financial Advisor


Mortgage Underwriter


Property Adjuster

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