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5 Jobs You Can Get With an MBA

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June 17, 2021

The skills learned in an MBA program are useful in nearly every single industry.

From marketing to journalism to finance, an MBA can position driven professionals for significant career advancement in a variety of industries, so let’s explore some of the jobs you can get with an MBA.

1. Marketing Manager

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services.” Marketing managers make an average of $141,000 per year, and the field is expected to grow by 6% in the next 10 years. 

2. Health Services Manager

“Medical and health services managers plan, direct, and coordinate the business activities of healthcare providers.” Health services managers make an average of $140,000 per year, and the field is expected to grow an astounding 32% between now and 2029.

3. Benefits Manager

“Compensation and benefits managers plan, develop, and oversee programs to pay employees.” On average, benefits managers make $125,000 per year. The projected growth for this field is 3%, which is about as fast as average. 

4. Human Resource Manager

Human resources managers plan, coordinate, and direct the administrative functions of an organization.” HR managers earn a median, annual salary of $121,000, and this particular field of management is projected to grow about 6% between now and 2029.

5. Accountant

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records.” Accountants can make up to $73,000 annually, and professionals in the field can expect to see a job growth of about 4%. 

More Jobs You Can Get With an MBA

Many professionals who are looking to establish a career in the field of business consider obtaining a Master of Business Administration, and while the traditional MBA is a respected degree for future business leaders — an MBA is also a versatile choice for professionals in a variety of fields.

Here are a few more potential jobs you can get with an MBA!

Business Operations ManagerDatabase Administrator
Investment Banker
Research Coordinator
Marketing Specialist
Network Engineer
Financial ManagerResearch Coordinator
Information Technology Manager
Business Consultant

Is getting an MBA worth it? At PLU, we make sure it is.

One of the top MBA programs in Washington state, the Pacific Lutheran University MBA program is founded on the cornerstones of leadership, creative innovation, global awareness, and ethical responsibility.

We are committed to preparing the business leaders of tomorrow by teaching forward-thinking business strategies today. If you’re thinking about getting an MBA at PLU, we encourage you to contact us.

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