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What Can I Do With a Major in Business Administration?

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Career Titles

  • Account Administrator
  • Account Analyst
  • Account Executive
  • Account Manager
  • Account Representative
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Actuary
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Advertising Manager
  • Airport Manager
  • Apartment Resident Manager
  • Appraiser
  • Arbitrator
  • Art Director
  • Assistant Controller
  • Auditor
  • Automotive Industry Manager
  • Bank Examiner
  • Bank Internal Auditor
  • Bank Manager
  • Bank Officer
  • Bank Operations Manager
  • Bank President
  • Bank Teller
  • Banquet and Catering Planner
  • Bar/Club Manager
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Benefits Manager
  • Billing Supervisor
  • Biocommunications Manager
  • Bond Broker
  • Booking Agent
  • Bookkeeper
  • Brand Management Consultant
  • Brand Manager
  • Broker
  • Budget Analyst
  • Budget Officer
  • Bursar
  • Business Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Business Teacher
  • Buyer
  • Campaign Manager
  • Career Services Director
  • Casino Manager
  • Catastrophic Insurance Analysis
  • Catering Director
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chamber of Commerce Director
  • Chamber of Commerce President
  • Chief Budget Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Circulation Manager
  • City Administrator
  • City Manager
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Claims Examiner
  • Claims Representative
  • Commercial Lender
  • Commercial Loan Analyst
  • Commercial Loan Officer
  • Commodities Trader
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Comparison Shopper
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Compensation Manager
  • Compliance Investigator
  • Comptroller
  • Conference Planner
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Consultant
  • Consumer Credit/Loan Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Contract Auditor
  • Controller
  • Convention Organizer
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate Trainer
  • County Administrator
  • Credit Analyst
  • Credit and Collections Manager
  • Credit Counselor
  • Credit Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Customs Inspector
  • Database Administrator
  • Department Store Manager
  • Developer
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Labor Relations
  • Distribution Manager
  • District Manager
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Employment Agency Counselor 
  • Employment Interviewer
  • Employment Recruiter
  • Employment Relations Specialist
  • Entertainment Broker
  • Entertainment Management
  • Entrepreneur
  • Estimator
  • Events Coordinator
  • Export Manager
  • Facilities Planner
  • Farmer
  • Feasibility Analyst
  • Financial Aid Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Fundraiser/Development Officer
  • Government Services Administrator
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Hospital/HMO Administrator
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Industrial Relations Director
  • Industrial Supply Sales Representative
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Agent
  • Insurance Claims Representative
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Internal Auditor
  • International Banking Officer
  • International Finance Specialist
  • International Investing
  • International Management
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Inventory Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • IRS Investigator
  • Job Analyst
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Law Clerk
  • Loan Administrator
  • Loan Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Loss Prevention Engineer
  • Management Accountant
  • Management Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Management Trainee
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Market Information Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Planner
  • Merchandise Manager
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Specialist
  • Mortgage Loan Officer
  • Mortgage Underwriter
  • Mutual Fund Manager
  • Mutual Fund Trader
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Occupational Analyst
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Packaging Specialist
  • Paralegal
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Physician Billing Specialist
  • Plant Manager
  • Plastics Manufacturer
  • Politician
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Programmer
  • Project Leader
  • Promotions Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Public Utilities Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Rate Analyst
  • Real Estate Agent/Broker
  • Realtor
  • Recreation Facility Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Researcher
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Restaurant Owner
  • Retail Buyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Revenue Management
  • Risk Analyst
  • Safety Director
  • Salary Wage Administrator
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Securities Broker
  • Securities Trader
  • Small Business Owner
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Sports Agent
  • Stadium Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tax Auditor
  • Tax Consultant
  • Technical Publications Writer
  • Telecommunications Director
  • Telecommunications System Coordinator
  • Title Examiner
  • Traffic Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Training Specialist
  • Transportation Manager
  • Travel Agent
  • Treasurer
  • Trust Administrator
  • Trust Analyst
  • Underwriter
  • Underwriter Analyst
  • Urban Planner
  • Web Developer
  • Wholesale Sales Representative
  • Wireless Communication Specialist
  • YMCA Director

Employers
  • Accounting Firms
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Banks
  • Brokerage Firms
  • Business Corporations
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Communications Industry
  • Computer Firms
  • Construction Companies
  • Consulting Firms
  • Department Stores
  • E-Commerce
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Federal Reserve Agencies
  • Federal, State and Local government
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Services Firms
  • Golf Course Management
  • Government Agencies
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Hospitality Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels / Motels, Resorts, Clubs
  • Human Resource Departments
  • Import/Export Firms
  • Industrial Firms
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment Firms
  • Labor Unions
  • Law firms
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Nonprofit Organizations 
  • Outplacement Firms
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Publishing Companies
  • Real Estate Agencies
  • Research Firms
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Stores
  • Retailers
  • Sports Industry
  • Stock Brokerage Firms
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade and Labor Organizations
  • Trade Associations
  • Utilities
  • Wall Street
  • Wholesalers/Retailers

Skills
  • Ability to coordinate several activities at once, to work under pressure, and quickly analyze and resolve specific problems
  • Able to initiate/generate new ideas
  • Accountable
  • Advanced communication, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, detail oriented, flexible, and decisive
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Appreciation for diversity
  • Awareness of ethical issues
  • Build and lead teams aptly
  • Capacity for leadership
  • Communicates ideas and concepts to others
  • Competency with computer technology, information systems, and math
  • Critical thinking
  • Cross-cultural skills
  • Develop technical, conceptual and human skills
  • Excellent communication skills to establish effective working relationships
  • Flexibility
  • Good work ethic
  • Great listening skills
  • Inspires productivity and loyalty from others
  • Integrate theoretical and applied aspects of business
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Manage time, energy and resources effectively
  • Management skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Organizes, plans, coordinates, and directs activities
  • Persuasion skills
  • Reads, writes, and speaks proficiently
  • Responds spontaneously and works well under pressure
  • Responsible
  • Self-discipline
  • Solves problems and makes appropriate decisions
  • Team building skills
  • Understand domestic and global business environments
  • Understand organizational development, policy, strategy, and structure
  • Unwillingness to automatically accept the status quo

Salary Information   

NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Summer 2018 Average Starting Salary:
  • Business Administration/Management Bachelors Degree: $51,851

Average Salary of SNC Business Graduate:

  • 2017: $35,001 - $45,000
  • 2016: $35,001 - $45,000
  • 2015: $40,001 - $50,000

For additional salary information, please visit salary.com.

Graduate Data   
To view the job titles, employers, graduate schools and graduate programs reported by our most recent alums in the annual St. Norbert College Career & Professional Development graduate follow-up survey, download the Business Administration Graduate Survey Data Handout (PDF)


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