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Business Administration Careers & Internships

Business administration professionals play a critical role in helping companies and organizations succeed. Mount Mary University’s business administration major prepares you to become an ethical and just business leader in a global society.

Rewarding & Lucrative Business Careers

With a business degree, the career possibilities are endless. You could pursue a career as a:

  • banker
  • business consultant
  • CEO
  • corporate trainer
  • entrepreneur
  • financial manager
  • human resources specialist
  • insurance specialist
  • market research analyst
  • office manager
  • marketing manager
  • sales manager

Business administration graduates with a bachelor’s degree receive average starting salaries of about $55,200 per year, according to a 2013 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey.

Business administration graduates can work in the public or private sector at corporations, small businesses, nonprofits, government organizations and international companies in almost any industry.

Mount Mary business administration graduates are employed at companies such as:

  • Aveda IBW
  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • City of Milwaukee
  • Derco Aerospace
  • Educator’s Credit Union
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kohl’s Department Stores
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Tri-City National Bank
  • Waterstone Bank
  • Wells Fargo

 

Real-world Business Experience During College

Mount Mary strongly encourages business administration majors to seek out and participate in an internship experience during your junior or senior year to gain real-world work experience while in college.