MBA Career Options
Job Outlook for Gannon Online MBA Graduates
Despite turmoil due to the recent global recession, an MBA is still a valuable credential in the business world, and often essential for executive positions. For the employed, an MBA can signal your dedication and your ability to take on increasing responsibility. If you’re in the job market, having an MBA can help differentiate you from other candidates.
Opportunities and jobs continue to grow for MBA graduates. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment opportunities for management analysts, medical and health service managers, and human resources and training managers will grow faster than average from 2008 through 20181. The MBA career outlook for the future is promising: according to a survey of business schools conducted by the MBA Career Services Council in December 2010, 70 percent reported an increase in full-time job postings versus the previous year2.
Students who choose the Marketing specialization of Gannon University’s online MBA degree program will enjoy flexibility across a wide variety of fields, as savvier consumers make marketing more complex and internet marketing becomes a greater part of an overall strategy.
At Gannon University, you will learn from faculty members who have years of experience dealing with the highs and lows of the business world. By earning your degree online with us, you will receive vital foundational knowledge, ethical perspectives, and critical thinking skills--tools you need to succeed in the business world and that will continue to serve you well throughout your career.
1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, accessed 6/25/11, http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos019.htm, http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos014.htm, http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos021.htm
2Fall 2010 Recruiting Trends Survey Results,” MBA Career Services Council, www.mbacsc.org