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


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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.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