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Business administration and management is a program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.
School with the highest reported median starting salary ($94K) with a Bachelor's Degree: Bismarck State College
Have completions for business management and administration changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
How are students who recently completed a degree in business administration and management doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field business administration, management and operations, which includes
business administration and management.
Distribution: business management and administration majors' salaries by education level
What is the salary distribution for graduates with a bachelor's inbusiness management and administration by the level of their highest degree (Graduate degrees may not be in the same field as the bachelor’s)
We only include salary data when the survey error is less than 20%, so you may see only partial information for some categories.
Education level of workers with a bachelor's in business management and administration
Is a bachelor's degree going to be sufficient to make you competative in the job market? We can look at the education level of workers with a bachelors in this degree to see if there is a likely need for a graduate degree. You'll also want to check out the careers section on this page to where they are employed.
This chart shows the level of education of workers with a bachelor's degree in business management and administration. The worker's graduate degree may have been completed in a different field.
Context: Graduate degrees in any field by undergraduate ACS degree
About 23% of business management and administration majors chose to also earn a graduate degree (possibly of a different major). The percentage of business management and administration majors also earned a graduate degree is near the middle in comparison to other fields.
Top careers for those with a degree in business management and administration
Following are the most frequent jobs held by people who earned a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Administration (which combines 14 programs), though may not be limited to just those with a bachelor’s.
The top ten careers for workers with a bachelor's in business management and administration
Take a minute to interact with this sankey diagram. Follow the top ten jobs held by business management and administration graduates through to their most hired majors. Learn where it may easiest to find work. Expand the careers to explore other majors that might lead to the job that excites you the most. *For many majors, the top ten jobs don't even include half of graduates!*
What careers hire business management and administration majors as one of their top 10?
To the left of this diagram, see all careers that hire business management and administration majors as one of their top 10 majors, and on the right, see what proportion of openings for the jobs on the left are filled by business management and administration majors.
Explore schools that offer business administration and management degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
Offering this program at this level
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2352 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
Careers for business management and administration majors
business management and administration is part of a larger collection of programs: General Business Operations and Management. Is there a different program that's close to business management and administration that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.
Here is an overview of race/origin for all business administration and management graduates from this last academic year. We found a higher percentage of international graduates in this program than in 68% of other programs.