What Will a Management Degree Do For Me?

The business management degree is not considered a technical degree, where the coursework is focused on training highly technical skills (STEM), neither is it a soft, ambiguous degree that requires you to spend most of your time writing your opinions on a topic (many liberal arts degrees), but falls somewhere in the middle.

Employers will expect that the business major will, on average, have more practiced communication and presentation skills than a STEM or liberal arts major.

Employers will expect that the business major will be comfortable creating and analyzing spreadsheets, and understanding the financial statements of a business unit are indicating.

Employers will expect that the business major will have effective leaderships skills, and be capable of directing and managing a small team of subordinates without feeling uncomfortable beyond the first day. The business major should be capable of working well with people in all positions of the organization.

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