Jordan Matos and Alan Madsen

A degree in Business Administration can put you on the path to the following careers*:

Possible Careers for Business Administration Majors

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Actuary
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Advertising Agency Coordinator
  • Advertising Sales Promotion Manager
  • Airline Flight Control Administrator
  • Airline Flight Operations Administrator
  • Airline Flight Reservations Administrator
  • Airport Administrator
  • Artists Agent (Manager)
  • Athletes Business Manager
  • Bank and Branch Manager
  • Benefits Manager
  • Budget Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Professor
  • Business Service Specialist
  • Camp Director
  • Casino Manager
  • Catering Administrator
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chief Executives
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Child Care Center Administrator
  • Compensation Administrator
  • Compensation Specialist
  • Construction Manager
  • Contract Administrator
  • Controller (Finance)
  • Cost Accountant
  • County or City Auditor
  • Credit Analyst
  • Curriculum and Assessment Director
  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Elementary School Administrator
  • Employee Benefits Analyst
  • Employment Administrator
  • Employment and Placement Specialist
  • Employment Interviewer
  • Estimator
  • Event / Convention Planner
  • Farm Management Advisor
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Financial Aid Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Services Sales Agent
  • Fish Hatchery Manager
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Fund Raiser
  • Funds Development Administrator
  • General and Operations Manager
  • Golf Course Manager
  • Government Budget Analyst
  • Greenhouse and Nursery Manager
  • High School Administrator
  • Historic Site Administrator
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resources Management Advisor
  • Human Resources Management Consultant
  • Import/Export Customs Broker
  • Industrial Relations Specialist
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist
  • Instructional Coordinators
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Agent
  • Insurance Claim Examiner
  • Internal Auditor
  • Janitorial Supervisor
  • Job Analyst
  • Job Development Specialist
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Legislator
  • Livestock Purchasing Manager
  • Loan Counselor
  • Loan Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Management Consultant (Analyst)
  • Marina Boat Charter Administrator
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Managers
  • Medical Records Administrator
  • Middle School Administrator
  • Non-Retail Sales Supervisor
  • Occupational Analyst
  • Office Supervisor
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Patent Agent
  • Personnel Administrator
  • Personnel Coordinator
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Plant Manager (Manufacturing)
  • Preschool Administrator
  • Property Accountant
  • Property Manager
  • Psychometrist
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Radio & TV Station Administrator
  • Range Manager
  • Registrar Administrator
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Buyer
  • Retail Sales Department Supervisor
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Revenue Agent (Government)
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative (Chemicals & Drugs)
  • Sales Representative (Hotel Furnishings)
  • Sales Representative (Instruments)
  • Sales Representative (Psychological Tests)
  • Securities Broker
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social Service Volunteer (Peace Corps, Vista)
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Special Education Administrator
  • Sports Events Planner
  • Storage and Distribution Manager
  • Student Admissions Administrator
  • Student Affairs Administrator
  • Systems Accountant
  • Talent Agent
  • Tax Accountant
  • Tax Auditor
  • Tax Lawyer
  • Tax Preparer
  • Title Examiner
  • Traffic Administrator (Freight & Passenger)
  • Transportation Supervisor
  • Treasurer (Corporate)
  • Urban and Regional Planner

*An advanced degree or additional training may be required for some of these careers, with an associate or bachelor degree being a good first step toward this goal. This is not an exhaustive list of occupations and places of employment associated with this major.

Internships in Business Administration

The Division of Business encourages students to participate in one or more internship experiences.

The internship experience provides students with an excellent opportunity to synthesize the theories and methodologies comprising their academic experience with the contemporary trends of the marketplace. The internship is a three- or six-credit experience that can be applied to the electives within each Business major. The Division encourages all of its students to participate in an internship provided they meet the following standards of performance:

  • Cumulative average of 2.0 or higher in Business courses;
  • Junior/Senior standing; and
  • Completed a majority of the requirements for the major.