Business and Leadership Careers – Why Major in Business at Marylhurst

collaboration - partnerships - career success icon marylhurst universityMarylhurt’s business and leadership program not only provides you with a solid foundation in business but also prepares you to be an effective leader in your organization. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in corporations, nonprofits and government and small business.

Business and finance occupations continue to grow at a faster rate than most industries with an expected growth of 8 percent in the next decade (based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics).  Most occupations require a bachelor’s degree in business, and the average median salary is just over $60,000 a year.

  The B.S. in Business & Leadership program admits students each term (fall, winter, spring and summer) and is now accepting inquiries and applicants for 2017.  

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Business and Leadership Careers: Sample Job Titles

Because Marylhurst’s program combines business skills with strong leadership knowledge, the career field is wide open to our graduates. Here are sample job titles for those holding a B.S. in Business & Leadership:

  • Business analyst
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Business management developer *
  • Sales representative
  • Financial representative
  • Fundraising specialist
  • Nonprofit manager
  • Office manager
  • Human resource specialist
  • Executive assistant
  • Small business owner

 Requires additional training or graduate-level coursework.

Career and Internship Services

Student at Marylhurst UniversityAs a Marylhurst student, you will have access to our Career and Internship Services team who offer everything from resume help to internship placement. And this service continues beyond your years with Marylhurst, as an alum, you have access to career management and assistance from our hands-on, caring team.

Connected faculty
Because most of our faculty are also practitioners in their specialized field, you benefit from their network. Connections and relationships you build during your program will give you a significant advantage in your career field.

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