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Management Career Outlook


A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

To find out more about your major including potential areas and employers, required skills, job outlook, and median pay, please access the Occupational Outlook Handbook or the O*Net, website.

Career Outlook

Explore the subsections below to learn more about the potential skills a student with a Management major can develop as well as the potential positions, areas, and employers that hire students with this degree. Please note that these are not exhaustive lists and should be used as a starting point.


As a Management major, students may develop or advance skills including critical thinking, analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, teamwork, leadership, effective communication, multicultural and global perspective, and solid decision making skills.


Graduates with a degree in Management can work as management trainee, business continuity planner, business intelligence analyst, compliance manager, general manager, operational manager, information technology project manager, management analyst, purchasing manager, sales representative/manager.


Graduates with a degree in Management can work within the following areas: B2B sales, non-profit leadership, event planning, entry-level/management trainee, supervision of employees and operations, project management, property, management, team management, information management, medical practice management, entrepreneurship, operations management, middle management, top management, human resources, sales, banking/finance, hospitality, restaurant, and real estate.


Graduates with a degree in Management can work for banks and financial institutions, retail stores, restaurants, hotels and facilities, service providers, healthcare organizations, manufacturers, software and technology companies, educational institutions, local, state and federal government, nonprofit organizations, labor unions, credit unions, corporations and self-employed.

Helpful Resources

Use the employment opportunity resources below to kickstart your preprofessional and or professional experience search. You may also identify a professional or student organization to join and network with individuals in your major and field. Please note that these are not exhaustive lists and should be used as a starting point.



In addition to other employment opportunity websites, the Center for SUCCESS uses Handshake to share internships and jobs with students. Please explore the positions provided in the automated feed below or click "View All" to explore positions in Handshake using your major as a filter.

Although we attempt to screen all employers and positions, the Center for SUCCESS and Saint Xavier University assume no liability for the accuracy of information shared in this feed or through Handshake. The views and opinions shared by employers through Handshake do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Center for SUCCESS and Saint Xavier University.

Please Note: This feed may include positions not directly related to your major, as employers have the option to assign all majors to posted roles. If you have any questions about a particular employer or position, please contact centerforsuccessFREESXU.

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