Career Opportunities in MBA

From major corporations to independent businesses, an advanced degree in business administration can open the door to promotions, salary increases and supervisory opportunities.

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*

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Financial
Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$129,890 per year
$62 per hour

Number of Jobs:
697,900

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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Human Resource Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$116,720 per year
$56 per hour

Number of Jobs:
165,200

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Sales
Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$126,640 per year
$60 per hour

Number of Jobs:
433,800

Typical Entry-Level Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

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Marketing
Manager

Median Annual Salary:
$135,900 per year
$65 per hour

Number of Jobs:
314,900

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 Jobs


Financial Managers


Chief Executives


General and Operations Manager


Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists


Purchasing Manager


Human Resources Specialists

Graduate Employers


Lectrodryer, LLC


Lockheed Martin Corporation


Baptist Health


Lexmark International, Inc.


Transamerica Agency Network, Inc.


Amazon.com, Inc.

Graduate Job Titles


Vice President


Director of Operations


Financial Analyst


Contract Specialist


Executive Director


General Manager

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