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7 Most Popular Business Degrees of 2013

7 MOST POPULAR BUSINESS DEGREES OF 2013

As businesses becomes increasingly international, organizations are looking to recent graduates to embrace this globalization and capitalize on their expanding reach. That's why 23% of all degrees earned are business-related. Look to a future of success with a degree in one of these business fields.



#1 ENTREPRENEURSHIP

A degree in entrepreneurship provides a solid foundation from which to manage the daily operations of a company

Courses to Take:

Capital management

Global business

Product development

Many of these graduates go on to become CEOs

Average salary: $158,560



#2 E-COMMERCE

A degree in E-commerce prepares graduates for the ever increasing globalization of business

Courses to Take:

Analysis of information & E-systems

Data mining

Emerging information technologies

Average salary: $127,870



#3 MARKETING

A marketing degree teaches the skills required to promote a brand, increase revenue, and optimize investments

Courses to Take:

Finance

Publice relations

Statistics

Successful marketing can make or break an organization

Average salary: $112,800



#4 FINANCE

Studying finance opens up a wealth of possible positions. Graduates take positions in financial accounting, capital investment, money markets, and more

Courses to Take:

Business law

Project management

Corporate finance

Average salary: $99,330



#5 ECONOMICS

Graduates with a degree in economics are invaluable to any business venture

Courses to Take:

Microeconomics

Macroeconomics

Public policy

They are the go-to professionals for all matters related to government policy, international relations, and important business decisions

Average salary: $83,590



#6 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

A degree in international business provides skills essential to business operations within an international corporation

Courses to Take:

Global banking

Emerging markets

Global outsourcing strategy

Most graduates go on to land positions in govt agencies, multinational firms, and financial institutions

Average salary: $73,570



#7 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Organizations require leaders who can optimize processes and maximize profits

Courses to Take:

Operations management

Human resources

Business strategy

Graduates with business administration degrees typically hold positions in senior management

Average salary: #62,900-$137,020

7 Most Popular Business Degrees of 2013

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What are the top business majors for 2013? Below you will find the 7 most popular areas of business study with details on classes, estimated salary range and the types of positions you might find with...
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