Career Options

Careers for Business Management Majors

  • City Planner
  • Hotel Manager
  • FBI Agent
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Government Administrator
  • Retail Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources Director
  • Operations Manager

Starting administration salary*

The typical starting salary for graduates with a business management degree is $34,057. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $62,411.

*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit

Job Titles of People with Business Management Degrees

  • Urban Fellow, Department of Parks and Recreation, Management and Budget
  • Staff Auditor, Georgia Department of Audits
  • Chief Executive Officer, Terra Group
  • Director, Product and Integration Planning, Thomson Reuters
  • Operations Supervisor, Kraft Foods North America
  • Financial Advisor, Stanford Group Company
  • Chief Executive Officer, Dehring Bunting and Golding
  • Account Executive, Ogilvy & Mather
  • Chief Financial and Compliance Officer, GARP Research & Securities Co.
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.