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Business Degrees: Pennsylvania Career Colleges

Career Colleges:Pennsylvania Business Degrees

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

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

If you have ever visited Pennsylvania, you already know that there is an abundance to do whether you are a tourist or a student. From Dutch Amish country to the skyscrapers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a haven of diversity and multicultural cooperation. Many of the world's most prestigious colleges and universities reside in this relatively small mid-Atlantic state. And if you are an American history buff, no state can provide you with more hours of entertainment (with the exception of Massachusetts or Virginia).

Career Colleges: Pennsylvania 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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