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        Degree Programs In Business

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        Accounting

        Learn to balance the books with degree programs at the associate, bachelor, and master’s levels.

        Business Administration

        Study a broad range of business topics with a versatile business administration degree

        Business Administration Finance

        Add a financial focus to your foundational business administration knowledge.

        Human Resource Management

        Learn what makes successful teams tick in our human resource management programs.

        International Business

        Essential knowledge for today’s increasingly global business environment.

        Marketing

        Learn market research and promotions in a marketing degree program.

        Merchandising Management

        Gain specialized purchasing and promotion skills for the retail industry.

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        Business Career Spotlight

        • Accounting
        • Marketing Research
        • Financial Analysis
        • Human Resource Management
        • Merchandising Management

        Accounting

        Accounting
        Tracking and analyzing the accounts of a business provides information that helps guide business decisions and ensures compliance with laws and regulations.

        • Key Traits: Mathematical knowledge, organization, attention to detail.
        • Education Required: Associate degree (support roles), bachelor degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced or management roles). Third-party licensure or certification* may be needed to apply for certain positions.
        • Where Accounting Is Needed: Tax firms, accounting firms, financial services firms, large businesses and government organizations.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        279,000 new jobs, or 22% growth rate nation-widei

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        iBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition,Accountants and Auditors, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos001.htm (visited December 02, 2010).

        Market Research

        Marketing Research
        Market research allows businesses to discover new product or service opportunities, guide product development, and identify new potential customers.

        • Key Traits: Critical thinking skills, effective speaking, writing, and presentation skills.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (for entry-level roles), master’s degree (advanced roles).
        • Where Marketing Research Is Needed: Marketing, advertising, or promotions firms, retail businesses, non-profit organizations.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        77,200 new jobs, or 28% growth rate nation-wideii

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        iiBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition,Market and Survey Researchers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos013.htm (visited December 02, 2010).

        Financial Analysis

        Financial Analysis
        Financial analysis guides organizational investment decisions by assessing the performance of stocks, bonds, and other assets.

        • Key Traits: Mathematical skills, critical thinking skills, attention to detail.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced). Third-party licensure or certification** may be required for some positions.
        • Where Financial Analysis Is Needed: Investment firms, banks, news media and business media companies, insurance companies, pension funds.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        49,600 new jobs, or 20% growth rate nation-wideiii

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        iiiBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Financial Analysts, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos301.htm (visited December 02, 2010).

        Human Resource Management

        Human Resource Management
        Human resource management supports business goals by recruiting, hiring, and training suitable candidates, as well as ensuring employee motivation and welfare.

        • Key Traits: Effective personal communication skills, teaching skills.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced or managerial positions).
        • Where Human Resource Management Is Needed: Large businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, recruitment firms.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        49,600 new jobs, or 20% growth rate nation-wideiv

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        ivBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos021.htm (visited December 02, 2010).

        Merchandising Management

        Merchandising Management
        Merchandise management is a type of purchasing management that involves selecting wholesale goods for re-sale, based on market research.

        • Key Traits: Critical thinking skills, analytical skills.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree.
        • Where Merchandising Management Is Needed: Retail chains, fashion retailers, wholesalers.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        38,500 new jobs, or 7% growth rate nation-widev

        **Job growth figures are estimates for all purchasing-related occupations and are based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        vBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Purchasing Managers, Buyers, and Purchasing Agents, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos023.htm (visited December 02, 2010).

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