Prepare for a Business Administration Career

Business administration career encompasses a wide range of paths in various industries. Compensation and responsibilities vary greatly, depending on factors including experience and education. Consider a few examples of occupations open to those with degrees in business administration. From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition:*

Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations or sales manager. College graduates with related experience, a high level of creativity and strong communication and computer skills should have the best job opportunities.

Financial manager. About three out of 10 financial managers work in the finance and insurance industries. Most financial managers need bachelor's degrees, and many have master's degrees.

Secretaries and administrative assistants. These employees  increasingly assume responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff. Employers of executive secretaries increasingly seek candidates with college degrees, as these secretaries work closely with top executives.

Human resources specialists. College graduates…should have the best job and advancement opportunities. Human resources occupations require strong interpersonal skills. Growth is expected to be much faster than average.

Business ownership. Self-employment is a growing sector, and a business administration degree program that covers major areas of management and operations is excellent preparation for entrepreneurship.

Business administration education

Globe University, a 125-year-old business school, offers four business administration degrees and diplomas. All courses are offered day, evening and online. Please call us toll-free at 1-877-303-6060, contact admissions, or stop by any campus for more information.

* U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook at