Several paths. Several lucrative, in-demand careers.
- Employment of business and financial occupations is expected to increase 7% by 20281
- Median annual wage of business and financial occupations is $69,8201
Business and financial occupations command higher salaries and offer stronger outlook figures than the average for all other jobs. In fact, 17 of the 21 occupations in that category, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, exceed the median annual wage threshold of $60,000.1 And all of them require no more than a bachelor’s degree for entry-level education.
This program helps you develop your knowledge and skills in areas like human resources, management, sales, market research, finance, consulting, and more. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a wide range of careers in the business world.
Market Research Analyst
Study the market to determine not only if a product or service will be successful, but also what factors can help it thrive. You’ll focus on collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to help your company make decisions about entering the market with its offerings.2
Personal Finance Advisor
Help people manage their finances and plan for the future. You’ll help individuals with anything from taxes and insurance to specific investments and savings, including college and retirement goals.3
Other positions you could qualify for with your business administration degree:
- Business consultant
- Financial analyst
- Human resources specialist
- Loan officer
- Meeting, convention, and event planner
- Sales manager
- Training and development specialist
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Program Outcomes: Sharpen Your Business Skills
In the business administration program, you’ll:
- Develop an understanding of the information required to meet future demands of business and economics, including the impact of the global economy.
- Understand and evaluate ethical issues as they relate to organizations and their social responsibility.
- Acquire professional skills and knowledge by participating in experiential and applied learning opportunities, including internships, co-operative work experiences, projects, practical experiences, volunteer experiences, and international experience.
- Be prepared to succeed in your subsequent professional and academic careers by demonstrating proficiency in oral and written communication.
Ensuring Your Success Beyond Graduation
From the moment you become a student at Methodist University, you’ll have access to the support needed to obtain career readiness skills, internships, employment, and other career opportunities. And you can tap into a wide variety of career services long after you’ve graduated.
Here are just a few examples of what you can expect for career support as a student or alumnus. You can benefit from all of them remotely.
Whether you need help with assessing your skills and defining your career goals or want a crash course in job searching, our staff can help.
MU Career Services is committed to empowering students with career readiness tools. Contact us for details about our signature programs, the MU Career Challenge and the Senior Seminar Series.
Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.
Get feedback on how your resume and cover letters can stand out from the competition and showcase what you offer to organizations.
The MU Career Hub is your resource for job announcements, event registrations, and other Career Services information from the Office of Student Affairs. Join us each spring for the career fair. Stay up to date by creating a Purple Briefcase account today. You should also follow us on social media (Instagram and Facebook) for the latest job postings and event announcements.