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What Can You Do With An MBA (Master of Business Administration)? 


Business is a broad and comprehensive field which develops preparation for employment in a wide range of positions in business, government, and non-profit organizations. This includes management positions in organizations of varying sizes and ranges. 


Typical Job Titles

Account Executive
Bank Manager
Benefits Manager 
Branch Manager-Any Industry
Budget Officer
Commodity - Industry Analyst
Communications Officer
Compensation Manager
Computer Operations Supervisor
Consultant
Credit Analyst
Credit and Collections Manager
Employment Counselor
Entertainment Agent
Financial Analyst
Foreign-Exchange Trader
Restaurant/Food Services Manger
Retail Sales Manager
Sales Manager
Securities Trader
Service Organization Manager
Wholesale Sales Representative
Government Services Administrator
Health Services/Hospital Admin.
Hotel Manager
Human Resource Manager
Industrial Relations Director
Information System Manager
Insurance Agent
International Business Manager
Job Analyst
Labor Relations Manager
Loan Officer
Management Analyst
Management Trainee
Manufacturing Supervisor
Market Information Specialist
Market Research Analyst
Media Planner
Stock Broker
Supervisor
Telecommunication Marketer
Telecommunications System Coordinator
Traffic Manager
Media Planner
Mortgage Loan Officer
Occupational Analyst
Operations Manager
Outside Property Agent
Payroll Officer
Personnel Manager
Personal Recruiter
Promotions Manager 
  Provisioning Manager
Public Utilities Manager
Purchasing Agent 
Purser
Quality Control Auditor
Real Estate Agent/Broker
Recreation Manager
Reports Analyst
Training Manager
Transportation Director
Travel Agent 
Voice/Data Service Operations Manger
Actuary
Commodities Trader
Industrial Buyer
Assistant Conroller
Internal Auditor
Internal Auditor
FBI Agent
Managerial Accountant
CIA Agent
Financial Analyst
Claims Adjuster
Auditor
General Auditor
Consumer Credit Officer
Payroll Manager
International Trade Specialist
Collection Agent
Bank Examiner
Government Accountant 
Controller
Personal Financial Planner
Inventory Control Specialist
Commercial Banker
Benefits Administrator
Industrial Accountant
IRS Investigator
Plant Accoutant
Professor
Public Accountant
Budgetary Control Analyst
Securities Broker
Credit and Collection Specialist
Loan Administrator
Stockbroker
Systems Analyst
Treasurer
Trust Accountant
Chief Financial Officer
Treasury Mgmt Specialist
Estate Planner 

 

Typical Employers/Work Settings

Accounting Firms   Finance Firms
Advertising Company   Medical Agencies
Aviation Company   Hotels/Motels
Automotive Company   Information Technology
Corporations   Nursing
Biotechnology   Publishing
Consulting   Construction
Education   Engineering
Government Agencies   Media


Match This Major To Careers


Magnifying Glass And Exploration



Beginning Salary Ranges

Payscale.com- typical salaries
Note: starting salaries directly correlate with level of each student's GPA, Internship Experience and professionalism.

 
Salary Resources 



Skills Needed For This Career


Leadership   Critical Thinking
Problem Solving   Numerical Computation
Sound Decision-making   Oral and Written Communication
Organizing Activities   Computer Literacy
Planning Activities   Flexibility
Team Player   Coordinating Activities
Directing activities and staff   Cross Cultural Skills
Interpersonal Skills   Analyze and Interpret Data


Links To Professional Associations

Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.

Academy of Management 
American Business Women's Association 
American Management Association
Association of Business Process Management Professionals 
National Business Association

National Management Association
American Marketing Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
Association for Financial Professionals
National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
National Association of Realtors
American Association for Advertising Agencies

Manufacturers’ Agents National Association

National Association for Business Economics 
Latin Business Association 
National Business Association  

 

Job Search Information

http://www.businessworkforce.com/

http://www.careers-in-business.com/ 
http://www.hospitalityonline.com/   
http://www.showbizjobs.com/  
http://www.simplyhired.com/  
http://www.theladders.com/
http://www.quintcareers.com/

Graduate Schools

Applying To Graduate And Professional Schools

 

Link To UNF Academic Program

The  Coggin College of Business   at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in  Management

 


 Career Information

Careers in Business 

Careers in Marketing 
U.S. Small Business Administration
Foreign MBA -Recruiters, networking, and more!

 

Career Action Plan

  • Conduct an informational interview or shadow a professional in the field
  • Develop leadership skills by participating on-campus in student clubs and groups (RA, Presidential Envoy, Peer Advisor, Student Government, Fraternity, Sorority, etc.)
  • Join a professional association
  • Look to gain experience through internships in your junior and senior years
  • Consider taking a public speaking course to develop presentation skills