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Mississippi Business Degrees

Business Degrees: Mississippi Career Colleges

Career Colleges:Mississippi Business Degrees

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Mississippi offering Business degrees.

Business degrees: Get a well-rounded education in management, finance, human resources, and organizational performance

Mississippi has seen many troubling times. As one of the last strongholds of segregation, it became a virtual battlefield for equality and civil liberty. The combined efforts of progressive politicians, dedicated activists, and concerned citizens culminated in a cultural and political renaissance whose effects are still felt throughout the state today. Students who attend one of the numerous Mississippi colleges can't help but feel the reverberations of political activism and social progress achieved just a few decades ago. Consequently, colleges and universities in Mississippi provide the ideal milieu for inspiration and academic excellence.

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Career Colleges: Mississippi Business Programs

Business degree opens doors to multiple careers

Earning a business degree provides training for careers that include leadership, product management, human resources and marketing. Undergraduate degree programs typically include courses in business administration, economics, leadership, technology and marketing. A Master's of Business Administration (MBA) is desirable for landing management positions in a variety of industries.

MBA programs offer concentrations, such as management, finance and international studies. Selecting a concentration within your degree program focuses your studies according to your professional goals and interests. Education options for business degrees include online and traditional campus-based programs. Combining online and campus learning offers the benefits of both learning formats.

Professionl potential and a business degree

Your business degree can qualify you for a variety of careers. Here is a sample of five related professions and 2009 national median salaries for each:

  1. Compensation and benefits managers $89,270
  2. Financial analysts: $86,040
  3. General and operations managers: $94,400
  4. Management analysts: $78,160
  5. Training and development managers: $89,170

Business managers and executives may receive additional compensation such as bonuses, profit sharing and stock options in addition to their salaries.

Business degrees: more than career training

Identifying your interests can lead to a variety of possible professions. Examples of marketing careers and 2009 national median salaries include the following three:

  1. Marketing managers: $112,800
  2. Marketing analysts and market research specialists: $60,570
  3. Agents and business managers of artists, performers and athletes: $63,130

Contact career schools and colleges to identify a business degree that matches your needs. Admissions and financial aid counselors can provide information about admissions requirements and eligibility for federal financial aid.

Author: Karen Lawson


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