What Can You Do With an MBA?

What can you do with a business administration master’s degree (MBA)?

A master’s degree in business administration (MBA) opens up a wide variety of jobs for graduates. From director level positions and management to administration careers and even executive level jobs, the sky is the limit with an MBA! Alternatively, you can earn a master’s degree in global business administration (Global MBA) to specialize in global business.

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Potential salary and career choices for a graduate with a master’s degree in business administration (MBA)

With a median annual wage for management occupations over $100,000 a year in 2019, many of the fields below represent solid career options for a graduate of the Friends University MBA program. These statistics come from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With potential professions and jobs in many kinds of management, the career options are plentiful! Here is a list of some possibilities:

  • Account Executive
  • Bank Officer, Operations & Lending
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Strategy & Development
  • Compliance Director
  • Contract Administrator
  • Controller
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Operations
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Internal Revenue Officer
  • Investment Banker
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing/Sales Management
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations Director
  • Purchasing Director
  • Risk Management
  • Senior Auditor
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Training & Development Manager

Specialized Global MBA career choices and salary information

On average, in 2019, management occupations had an average mean salary of $122,480 for the year. These statistics come from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A Global MBA degree comes with options to work in foreign affairs, exports, international banking, research, cross-culture negotiating and more. Here is a list of some possibilities:

  • Bilingual Educator
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Compensation/Benefits Manager
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Cross-Cultural Negotiator
  • Currency Dealer
  • Customs Broker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Export Sales Director
  • Foreign Affairs Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Foreign Trade Consultant/Specialist
  • Global Sourcing (Procurement) Specialist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Import/Export Administrator/Specialist
  • International Account Representative
  • International Banking
  • Management Analyst
  • Management Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager

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