Career Outlook: MBA Degree Online

Excel in your Business Career

The MBA degree online program from the University of Saint Mary gives you a competitive advantage in fast-growing positions with a higher salary potential.

  • Jobs in management are expected to grow 5% through 2029, which is faster than the average for other occupations.1
  • Management positions will account for over 500,000 new jobs through 2029.1
  • The median annual wage for management occupations was $105,660 in 2019, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.1

Choose from Management Career Opportunities in Many Industries

Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Manager

Salary: $135,900

With an MBA degree online plus a concentration in Marketing and Advertising Management, you could become an advertising, promotions, and marketing manager. These professionals generate interest in their company or organization by planning campaigns, supervising staff, negotiating contracts, and meeting with clients. Jobs for these managers are expected to grow faster than average at 6% through 2029.2

Medical and Health Services Manager

Salary: $100,980

USM's MBA degree online with a concentration in Health Care Management can qualify you for a position in medical and health services management. These health care administrators help their organization run smoothly by overseeing scheduling and budgeting, organizing records, improving the efficiency of care, and ensuring that their organization follows relevant compliance regulations. Jobs for medical and health services managers are expected to grow much faster than average at 32% through 2029.3

Human Resource Manager

Salary: $116,720

Getting your MBA degree online with a concentration in Human Resource Management can lead to a position as a human resource manager. You would work closely with your organization's employees during hiring, onboarding, training, benefits enrollment, development, and disciplinary actions. Jobs for human resource managers are expected to grow 6% through 2029.4

Financial Manager

Salary: $129,890

Financial managers work to minimize costs and maximize profits by preparing financial reports, supervising financial staff, making recommendations to management, and researching tax laws and regulations specific to their organization. Your MBA degree online program with a concentration in Finance can prepare you to be a financial manager, a position that is expected to grow much faster than average at 15% through 2029.5

Apply Your Skills to Multiple Business Contexts

After graduating from the MBA degree online program at the University of Saint Mary, you'll be equipped to:

  • Analyze business issues and form practical responses to these issues
  • Assess the impact of global influences on business decisions
  • Create coherent forms of communication, and present them orally and in written form to diverse professional audiences
  • Formulate ethical approaches to business decisions and understand how to implement them
  • Lead an organization and enact its mission

To learn more about the opportunities open to you with an MBA from the University of Saint Mary, request more information online or call us at 877-307-4915 to speak to an admissions advisor.

1Management Occupations: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)
2Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)
3Medical and Health Services Managers: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)
4Human Resources Managers: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)
5Financial Managers: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)