Business Administration and Management

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About this program

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Career Opportunities

Business Professors

teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$107270
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

HR Specialists

conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
$72610
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Management Analysts

conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
$97580
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Logisticians

analyze and coordinate the ongoing logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.
$79830
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Cost Estimators

Kyle McCarney from Inflector Environmental Services
1 reviews
prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
$72960
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match

HR Specialists

recruit, screen, interview, or place individuals within an organization. May perform other activities in multiple human resources areas.
$69430
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Social and Community Service Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
$75140
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Construction Managers

Jeff Becka from A fence installation company
Teresa Oquendo from AVIVV, a professional services engineering firm in San Diego serving the utility and energy sector
Matthew E. Bero from Graycor Industrial Constructors Inc.
10 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
$107260
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Human Resources Managers

Dan Shepherd from VEI Communications
Theresa Santoro from Actualize Consulting
Pete Sosnowski from Zety
Shaun Price from MitoQ
Jagoda Wieczorek from
6 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
$134580
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Training Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
$125920
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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