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Students with bachelor's degrees in business can take their career in a variety of directions including industry areas such as banking, insurance, consumer products and services, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, education, the non-profit sector, and more.

Examples of industry sectors and career paths are listed below.  For more information visit the Career Services Web site or schedule an appointment with Career Services by calling 412-675-9117.

What Can I Do With This Major?

View the What Can I Do With This Major? web site for a list of common majors and career paths as well as links to sites with additional information for each area. Below are some examples for business majors.

 

Sales

Consumer products
Advertising
Financial Services
Insurance
Software/Technology
Industrial
Fundraising

Marketing

Sales/Promotions
Brand Management
Market Research
Buying/Merchandising/Allocation

Human Resources Management

Recruiting/Staffing
Benefits
Compensation/Payroll
Training/Development
Employee Relations
Organizational Development
Employment Law

 

Operations

Purchasing/Procurement
Quality Assurance
Production Planning
Supervision/Management

Management

Banking
Retail
Restaurants
Hotels
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Non-profits

Banking

Commercial
Retail/Consumer
Mortgage Loans
Credit Analysis

Insurance

Claims
Underwriting
Risk Management
Loss Control

 

Public Accounting

External Auditing
Assurance Services
Environmental Accounting
Forensic/Investigative Accounting
International Accounting
Financial Accounting
Risk Management
Personal Financial Planning

Corporate Accounting

Financial Management
Financial Reporting
Internal Auditing
Cost Accounting
Tax Planning
Budget Analysis
Information Technology

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