Career Opportunities

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.

Job opportunities include:

  • Auditors
  • Financial planner
  • Cost estimator
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial examiner
  • Human resource specialist
  • Market research analyst
  • Purchasing manager
  • Buyers
  • Management
  • Data research analyst
  • Marketing and sales professionals 

Recent graduates are employed by:

  • Ashland Inc.
  • Lectrodryer
  • Procter and Gamble

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, business and financial operations, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm

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.

Job opportunities include:

  • Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) at local, national and international firms
  • Auditors (federal, state or local government)
  • Financial planner
  • Cost estimator
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial examiner
  • Human resource specialist
  • Purchasing manager
  • Buyers
  • Management
  • Data research analyst

Recent graduates are employed by:

  • Assistant Controller, Tempur-Pedic North America
  • Federal Tax Associate, KPMG LLP
  • Accountant, Blue Grass Army Depot

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Accountants and Auditors, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm

Risk Management and 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.

Job opportunities include:

  • Risk Management
  • Underwriter – Life/Health/Property/Casualty
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Claims Specialist
  • Claims Representative
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Loss Assessment and Control

Recent graduates are employed by:

  • Liberty Mutual
  • Family Financial Partners
  • Cincinnati Insurance
  • North Western Mutual
  • Met Life
  • New York Life

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, business and financial operations, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm