What Can I Do With a Major in Business Administration?

Henderson State University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in either:

Entrepreneurship

Finance

Management

Marketing

Related Major Skills (Entrepreneurship)

  • Accounting or keeping financial records for the business
  • Advertising, selling, and distributing the product or service (marketing)
  • Being non-conformist
  • Having a preference for innovation
  • Hiring personnel to assist with the business
  • Managing the business on a day-to-day basis
  • Motivated by achievement
  • Possessing high uncertainty tolerance
  • Producing finished goods or services

Related Major Skills (Finance)

  • Active learning
  • Active listening 
  • Computer Skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Examining financial records       
  • Giving financial advice
  • Mathematics    
  • Monitoring       
  • Planning & administering budgets
  • Preparing financial reports        
  • Preparing/organizing records
  • Processing data              
  • Reading comprehension            
  • Writing & speaking skills

Related Major Skills (Management)

  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Computer literacy
  • Coordinating activities
  • Critical thinking
  • Cross-cultural skills
  • Directing activities and staff      
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal skills        
  • Leadership        
  • Numerical computation
  • Oral & written communication
  • Organizing activities      
  • Planning activities          
  • Problem solving             
  • Sound decision-making
  • Team player   

Related Major Skills (Marketing)

  • Active learning 
  • Active listening 
  • Analyzing and interpreting data
  • Critical thinking
  • Developing solutions
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Formulating program policies
  • Good communication skills        
  • Hiring and supervising staff       
  • Learning strategies        
  • Managing & directing people/programs
  • Monitoring skills
  • Negotiating staff policies/disputes
  • Planning & administering budgets          
  • Planning work tasks      
  • Preparing status reports
  • Reading comprehension            
  • Researching business problems
  • Selling products or services

Related Career Titles

  • Account Executive         
  • Account Representative             
  • Actuary
  • Advertising Executive    
  • Appraiser          
  • Art Director      
  • Audit Manager 
  • Bank Manager 
  • Bank Officer     
  • Bank Representative     
  • Benefits Manager          
  • Bookkeeper      
  • Branch Manager            
  • Branch Management-Any Industry        
  • Brand Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Budget Officer  
  • Business Analyst            
  • Business Manager         
  • Buyer   
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer  
  • Circulation Manager     
  • Claim Adjuster/Examiner           
  • Commercial Artist          
  • Commodities Trader     
  • Commodity - Industry Analyst  
  • Communications Officer            
  • Comparison Shopper    
  • Compensation Manager
  • Construction Supervisor             
  • Consultant        
  • Consumer Affairs Specialist       
  • Consumer Credit/Loan Officer  
  • Consumer Loan Officer
  • Controller         
  • Copywriter        
  • Cost Manager  
  • CPA      
  • Credit Analyst  
  • Credit and Collections Manager
  • Credit Counselor            
  • Credit Manager Insurance Agent             
  • Credit Manager Investment Banker
  • Credit/Loan Administrator         
  • Customer Service Manager        
  • Development Officer    
  • Direct Mail Specialist     
  • Director
  • Distribution Manager   
  • District Sales Manager  
  • Economist         
  • Employment Agency Counselor
  • Employment Counselor
  • Entertainment Agent    
  • Estimator          
  • External Auditor            
  • Finance Writer 
  • Financial Analyst            
  • Financial Consultant     
  • Financial Economist      
  • Financial Planner
  • Foreign-Exchange Trader           
  • Franchise Specialist       
  • Fund-raiser       
  • Government Administrator       
  • Government Official
  • Grant Writer     
  • Health Services/Hospital Administrator
  • Hotel Manager 
  • Human Resource Manager        
  • Import/Export Manager             
  • Industrial Relations Director      
  • Industrial/Institutional Buyer
  • Information Systems Manager 
  • Inside Salesperson        
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • International Marketer
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Internet Marketing Specialist
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Investment Researcher
  • Investor Relations
  • International Business Manager             
  • Job Analyst       
  • Labor Relations Manager           
  • Loan Administrator       
  • Loan Officer
  • Loan Processor
  • Lobbyist
  • Management Accountant
  • Management Analyst   
  • Management Trainee   
  • Manager
  • Manufacturing Supervisor         
  • Market Information Specialist   
  • Market Representative
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Market Research Interviewer
  • Marketing Field Coordinator
  • Marketing Planner
  • Marketing Researcher
  • Media Buyer/Analyst
  • Media Planner 
  • Merchandising Manager
  • Mergers/Acquisitions Manager
  • Mortgage Loan Officer
  • Mutual Fund Manager
  • Mutual Fund Trader      
  • Non-Profit Organization Manager
  • Occupational Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Outside Property Agent
  • Owner
  • Packaging Specialist
  • Payroll Administrator   
  • Payroll Officer
  • Personnel Manager
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Portfolio Analyst            
  • President
  • Product Analyst
  • Product Manager           
  • Promotions Director     
  • Promotions Manager
  • Property Manager         
  • Property Manager         
  • Provisioning Manager
  • Public Relations Manager           
  • Public Utilities Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Purser
  • Quality Control Auditor
  • Rate Analyst     
  • Real Estate Agent/Broker
  • Real Estate Developer  
  • Recreation Manager
  • Reports Analyst
  • Research Analyst           
  • Restaurant/Food Service Manager         
  • Retail Manager
  • Sales Agent       
  • Sales Analyst    
  • Sales Manager 
  • Securities Analyst
  • Securities Broker
  • Securities Trader            
  • Service Organization Manager  
  • Specialty Advertising Distributor             
  • Stockbroker
  • Supervisor        
  • Systems Analyst
  • Telecommunication Marketer   
  • Telecommunications Coordinator          
  • Telecommunications Director   
  • Telemarketing Representative  
  • Traffic Coordinator
  • Traffic Manager             
  • Training Manager
  • Transportation Director
  • Travel Agent
  • Treasury Management Specialist            
  • Trust Administrator
  • Trust Analyst
  • TV Shopping Channel Coordinator
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Voice/Data Service Operations
  • Wholesale Sales Representative       

Professional Associations  

American Management Association

National Management Association

American Marketing Association

Public Relations Society of America

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Corporate Finance Network

Miscellaneous Links 

The Wall Street Journal Career Page

Advertising Age

World Trade Organization

World Economic Forum

United States International Trade Commission

US Chamber of Commerce