Careers in Business Fields
Completing one of the majors offered in the School of Business will prepare you for a variety of careers. Depending upon your major or minor, you could have a career as a marketing manager, financial advisor, bank officer, human resource manager, special event planner, sales representative, auditor, CPA or financial analyst.
Successful careers often begin with internships, where many students gain experience while demonstrating their potential. Business fields are among the top starting salaries for college graduates.
A sample of starting salaries:
- Economics/Finance: $53,048
- Accounting: $50,316
- Business Administration: $46,832
- Marketing: $44,432
(Source: Averages as reported by 2011 NACE salary survey, CNNMoney.com)
A survey of recent Meredith graduates indicates that within six months of graduation, 96 percent of respondents seeking employment had found positions or been accepted to graduate school. Visit our Business alumni page for some inspiring stories.Visit the Academic & Career Planning web site at www.meredith.edu/acp/majors.htm for ways you can use your business major.