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Develop practical critical thinking, problem solving, and independent thinking skills that prepare you to lead in a world of rapid change and seemingly endless opportunities.

GLOBAL CAREER PATHS

Be the leader who inspires new ideas and sparks change in a globally connected marketplace
Entrepreneurship
International Business
Marketing

Entrepreneurship

Did you know that 36% of entrepreneurs start a business during school? And that the top four business ecosystem are located right here in the U.S.? So what are you waiting for? Learn what it takes to launch a product or a business and be an effective leader in the digital age.

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Entrepreneurship Facts

1 in 18 people own their own business
95% of entrepreneurs hold a bachelor degree
52% of entrepreneurs are first in their family to launch a business
Entrepreneur, 2016

ENTREPRENEURS WORLDWIDE
Entrepreneur, 2016

400 million

International Business

The world is more connected than ever, which means the demand for international business graduates continues to rise. Dig deep into matters such as international markets and cross-border transactions while you study global logistics, international finance, and maybe even a foreign language or two.

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Popular Careers

PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST
INTERNATIONAL BANKING
INTERNATIONAL TRADE SPECIALIST

MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY

for international financial manager

$115,320

Marketing

The field of marketing encompasses the entire process of bringing a product or service to consumers. So it’s no surprise that nearly one-third of the workforce in the United States is employed in a marketing-related career. Graduates in this field enjoy a wide range of career options, including brand management, research, advertising, and buying.

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Popular Industries

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
MANUFACTURERS

MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY

for marketing manager

$128,750

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015

GET DOWN TO BUSINESS

Career paths fueled by these management and finance majors serve as the backbone for companies and organizations throughout the business world.
Business Administration and Management
Finance
Accounting

Business Administration and Management

If you’re a born leader who enjoys working with people, a degree in Business Administration & Management may be just for you. Graduates in this field often enter careers that require strong management and leaderships skills, such as financial manager, human resource manager, or even CEO.

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Average Salaries

Ernst  Young ($110,811)
Capgemini ($82,998)
Accenture ($98,230)

28%

The Business Administration and Management fields of study make up 48% of business majors.

48%

Finance

Thrive on numbers and equations? Take charge of the financial well-being of any organization when you study the field of finance. You may pursue a career as an analyst, planner, investment banker, corporate finance manager, or trader.

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Popular Career Paths

Bond Trader
Mutual Fund Manager
Chief Financial Officer

MEDIAN SALARY

for financial analyst

$121,750

Accounting

Money makes the world go round. As an accountant, it’s your job to make sure it’s all in the right place. Learn everything you need to know about becoming a professional accountant, including financial accounting and business systems, cost accounting, auditing, and taxation.

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Accountants and auditors at PricewaterhouseCoopers make an average salary of $84,257

PROJECT JOB GROWTH

for accountants through 2022

13%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015

NICHE STUDIES

Do you live and breathe sports? Or are you more of an arts lover? Pursue a field of study that aligns with your interests and passions.
Arts & Entertainment Management
Information & Decision Science
Sports Management

Arts & Entertainment Management

Arts and entertainment managers play an important role in bringing performances, paintings, scripts, and music to the world. As a student, you’ll learn how to market artists and events, raise funds, develop programming for organizations, and be an advocate for the arts at the local and national level. Popular career paths include agent, production manager, and events coordinator.

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Expected job growth for the Arts & Entertainment industry is 5.4% by the year 2024.

MEDIAN SALARY

for Arts & Entertainment Managers

$103,857

Information & Decision Science

A degree in the Information and Decision Sciences prepares students to be leaders in the information age. Learn how to put your critical thinking, technical, and analytical skills to work when you study topics such as database technology, spreadsheet analysis, and data mining.

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Popular Career Paths

BUSINESS ANALYST
FORECASTING SPECIALIST
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE DEVELOPER

MEDIAN SALARY

for a decision science analyst

$83,698
Glassdoor

Sports Management

You can apply a Sports Management degree to nearly any type or level of sport, including municipal recreation, amateur sport, collegiate athletics, and professional leagues. Students learn how to plan, manage, and budget operations of a sports-related league, venue, or organization.

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Career opportunities include positions in the NBA, NFL, MLB, and other leagues.

The Sports industry is ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 industries.

$83,698
Center for Sport Business and Research, 2012

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