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General Business Major Salary and Career Opportunities

A major in general business covers a broad array of topics within the business field that can lead to a wide variety of career opportunities. The undergraduate general business plan of study is highly flexible and allows you to tailor your studies to your career goals. By building a solid foundation in a variety of business disciplines, a general business degree can provide you with a wide range of career opportunities.

Career Growth Opportunities for General Business Majors

General business majors can go on to pursue advanced degrees in a variety of disciplines, from master’s degrees in marketing and finance to an MBA. Beyond education, general business majors can pursue continuing education programs such as our business analytics certificate.

What is the Average Salary for a General Business Major?

The average starting salary for 2021-2022 Drexel LeBow general business graduates is $69,283.

What Type of Skills Will You Gain From Majoring in General Business?

A degree in general business touches several business disciplines and focuses on the development of the critical thinking skills and experience needed to become a dynamic well-rounded professional.

An example of the skills the general business degree provides includes:

  • Business communication
  • Critical reasoning
  • Strategic analysis and decision-making
  • Management of information systems

What Can You Do with a General Business Degree?

A degree in general business can prepare you to become a leader in a variety of industries including finance, marketing and sales.

Common Job Titles for Undergraduate General Business Majors

An example of titles for general business major graduates:

  • Account Manager
  • Analyst
  • Business Owner
  • Consultant
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Purchaser
  • Recruiter
  • Store Manager

Innovative Industries in General Business

  • Banking and Finance
  • Consulting
  • Corporations
  • Government
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Nonprofit
  • Retail

Top Job Landings for Recent Drexel General Business Graduates

  • Morgan Stanley
  • Netflix
  • NewYorkLife
  • Pennoni Associates, Inc.
  • TD Bank
  • TMNA, LLC
  • Vanguard

Professional Organizations for General Business Graduates

Continuing Education Opportunities for General Business Majors

Many students also choose to continue their studies in graduate schools, pursuing such degrees as:

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Brandon Jacob

Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services

Gerri C. LeBow Hall