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Career Opportunities with a Major in Management

A degree in Management prepares students to pursue a career in human resource management, operations management, entrepreneurship or general management. Typical entry-level jobs in human resource management carry such titles as human resource specialist, compensation or benefits administrator, personnel manager, or training specialist. Operations jobs may include production or service manager.

Skills Related to Management

  • Ability to identify and define organizational problems, devise alternative solutions, and implement the solution to bring about desired outcomes

  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively

  • Ability to effectively interact with different levels of personnel

  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills

  • Sound decision-making abilities

  • Innovative thinking, self-reliance, creative independent analysis and sensitivity to social and ethical issues

  • Proficiency in organizing, planning, coordinating, and directing activities

Potential Careers Related to Management

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The following list is a representative sample of job titles for individuals with a management major. The list represents some, but certainly not all, careers which management majors may consider.

Some of these jobs also require education beyond a bachelor's degree.

Accountant / Auditor Administrative Aide Airport Manager
Bank Manager Benefits or Compensation Administrator Chief Executive Officer
City Manager Convention Manager Department Store Manager
Director of Placement Economist Hotel/Motel Manager
Human Resource Specialist Manager Personnel Manager
Production Manager Public Relations Specialist Purchasing Manager
Restaurant Manager Retail Manager Scheduler
Retail Service Manager Traffic Manager Training Specialist
Recruiter Operations Manager Administrative Services Managers
Education Administrator Financial Managers Medical and Health Services Manager
Management Analyst Sales Manager Financial Manager
Budget Analyst    

Employers in Management

  • Accounting firms

  • Advertising firms

  • Airports

  • Banking organizations

  • City/County agencies

  • Colleges/Universities

  • Consulting firms

  • Department stores

  • Financial organizations

  • Hotels/Motels/Restaurants

  • Manufacturing firms

  • Newspapers

  • Non-profit organizations

  • Private industries

  • Service organizations

Professional Organizations in This Field

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The above information is collected from alumni surveys of numerous colleges, professional associations, and multiple print and online resources.

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