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Career Outlook: Accelerated Online MBA Jobs, Careers, and Salaries

Focus Your Studies in Areas of Growing Demand

The Accelerated Online MBA from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will give you the foundation to understand, analyze, and communicate economic, financial and ethical aspects of business. The program offers the unique opportunity to focus your studies in areas that have a significant influence on business today, positioning you for a variety of opportunities.

You will gain the ethical leadership foundation and decision-making skills today’s employers are looking for, and graduate prepared to excel in high growth positions, including:

Social Media Manager
Demand for social media managers is expected to grow. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that public relations jobs, including social media managers, will increase by 12% in the next six years due to an increase in the need for social media positions. While social media managers earned an average of $51,6131 in 2015, according to Glassdoor.com, social media knowledge is increasingly important for management roles in marketing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pay for marketing managers averaged $115,750 per year in 2012.2

Data Analyst
In the era of Big Data, there is a big need for professionals who can analyze and interpret data and provide insight. Data analysts earned an average of $62,379 in 2015, according Glassdoor.com.3

Environmental/Social Responsibility Manager
MBA graduates with a focus on environmental studies have many options open to them from regulatory roles to environmental science and beyond. Job opportunities can be found in several areas:

  • Operations management
  • Compliance and regulatory roles
  • Consulting
  • Conservation
  • Natural sciences
  • Clean energy and clean technology 

1 http://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/social-media-manager-salary-SRCH_KO0,20.htm
2 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm
3 http://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/data-analyst-salary-SRCH_KO0,12.htm

Discover how an online accelerated MBA from Saint Mary’s can help you advance in your business career. Contact an enrollment counselor at 877-308-9954 or request more information.