What Can I do With a Degree in Management & Leadership?

The information on this page is designed to help you explore possible careers. Use the links below to navigate to different areas of the page. We recommend working with a career counselor to help you identify careers based on your skills, interests, and values.

Ideas for Careers and/or Places of Employment

List of Employers and Job Titles Developed from Jobs Posted in Handshake for Management and Leadership Majors

Management & Leadership majors may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience. Career-related internships or career-related part-time jobs may be a prerequisite to finding professional-level employment after graduation.

The following list of employers and job titles was derived from the University Career Center's job database where the employer specifically requested Management and Leadership majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for accounting majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

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Careers Reported by Business Management Majors on the American Community Survey

The following list of job titles was generated from American Community Survey data. Every year, the federal government surveys 3,000,000 people. This list shows some of the most-often reported careers for people who majored in business management. 

Please be aware that additional education, internships, or career-related experience may be a prerequisite to some of the careers on this list. Advising & Career Services provides this list as a tool for generating ideas for exploration. To find a brief description of the following occupations, go to the Standard Occupational Classification system.

  • Managers
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Financial Managers
  • Sales Representatives
  • Chief Executives and Legislators
  • Elementary and Middle School Teachers
  • Marketing and Sales Managers
  • Human Resources Workers
  • Management Analysts
  • Lawyers and Judges
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Postsecondary Teachers
  • Medical and Health Services Managers
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Software Developers, Applications and Systems Software
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Purchasing Agents
  • Counselors
  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Social Workers
  • Business Operations Specialists
  • Industrial Production Managers
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Computer Programmers
  • Police Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Advertising Sales Agents
  • Designers
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Administrative Services Managers
  • Insurance Underwriters
  • Wholesale and Retail Buyers
  • Logisticians
  • Physicians and Surgeons
  • Training and Development Specialists
  • Budget Analysts
  • Web Developers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
  • Fundraisers
  • Writers and Authors
  • Firefighters
  • Financial Specialists
  • Public Relations Specialists

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