When you complete a major in business administration, you gain the skills you need in today’s competitive and complex global business environment. You will be prepared to pursue a career in fields such as human resource management, sales and marketing, banking, international business, management of nonprofit agencies and government service, or to own your own business. Job prospects for graduates with this major remain strong and overall salaries are high relative to many other fields.
A highly personalized learning environment allows you to learn leadership through direct experience, acquire the confidence to inspire, and develop the skills to solve problems through teamwork. Meredith’s strong liberal arts foundation develops exceptional critical-thinking skills and the personal conviction to make ethical and responsible decisions. Because Meredith’s business classes are small, students have many opportunities to test their leadership potential both inside and outside the classroom in ways not typically found at larger institutions. Close faculty-student interaction enables faculty to encourage students and mentor them as they become tomorrow’s global business leaders.
Learn about the undergraduate business programs at Meredith College.
While at Meredith, Angie Ramkellawan, '14, managed 55 of her peers as chief student adviser, was captain of the lacrosse team, and interned at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, where she developed a project plan for the entire internship program. She also job-shadowed a Meredith alumna who is a vice president of human resources.
Would you rather have $1,000,000 today, or the money that you get from starting with 1 penny and doubling it every day for 30 days? Dr. Mary Jane Lenard, professor of business at Meredith College, considers this question in a minute-long video about the principle of compounding.
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