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Online Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration: Career Outlook

Several paths. Several lucrative, in-demand careers.

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

$63,790/year

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

$87,850/year

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:

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.

Individual and Group Workshops

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.

Career Readiness

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.

Mock Interviews

Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.

Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

Get feedback on how your resume and cover letters can stand out from the competition and showcase what you offer to organizations.

MU Career Hub

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.