Please Note: This information is provided as a service to the general public and this particular major may not necessarily be offered by Marietta College. For a list of degrees and majors offered by Marietta College please visit www.marietta.edu/Academics/

Area

Employer

Area:

Management

Sub-Area:
Employers:
  • Business and industry including:
    • Banks and financial institutions
    • Retail stores
    • Restaurants
    • Hotels
    • Service providers
    • Healthcare organizations
  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Self-employed

Area:

Human Resource Management

Sub-Area:
  • Recruiting/Staffing
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Training
  • Safety
  • Employee Relations
  • Industrial Relations
  • Organizational Development
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Employment Law
  • Consulting
Employers:
  • Large corporate entities
  • Service industry
  • Hospitals and healthcare organizations
  • Universities
  • Temporary or staffing agencies
  • Executive search firms
  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Labor unions

Area:

Operations Management

Sub-Area:
  • Operations Research Analysis:
    • Business strategy
    • Facilities layout
    • Inventory control
    • Personnel scheduling
  • Production Management:
    • Line supervision
    • Manufacturing management
    • Production planning
    • Quality assurance
  • Materials Management:
    • Purchasing/buying
    • Traffic management
    • Inventory management
Employers:
  • Manufacturers
  • Industrial organizations
  • Service organizations

Area:

Sales

Sub-Area:
  • Industrial Sales
  • Consumer Product Sales
  • Financial Services Sales
  • Services Sales
  • Advertising Sales
  • E-commerce
  • Customer Service
  • Sales Management:
    • District, Regional, and Higher
Employers:
  • For-profit and nonprofit organizations
  • Product and service organizations
  • Manufacturers
  • Financial companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Print and electronic media outlets
  • Software and technology companies
  • Internet companies

Area:

Insurance

Sub-Area:
  • Claims
  • Underwriting
  • Risk Management
  • Sales
  • Loss Control
Employers:
  • Insurance firms
  • Banks

Area:

Real Estate

Sub-Area:
  • Residential Brokerage
  • Commercial Sales
  • Appraisals
  • Property Management
Employers:
  • Real estate brokers
  • Banks
  • Appraisal firms
  • Apartment and condominium complexes
  • Developers
  • Large corporations: real estate departments

Area:

Banking

Sub-Area:
  • Commercial Banking
  • Retail/Consumer Banking
  • Credit Analysis
  • Lending
  • Trust Services
  • Mortgage Loans
  • Branch Management
  • Operations
Employers:
  • Banks
  • Credit unions
  • Savings and loan associations
  • Financial services institutions
  • Federal Reserve banks

General Information and Strategies

  • Management is a broad business degree that can lead to many career opportunities. Students should clearly define their career goals and seek related experiences to reach those goals.
  • Gaining experience through part-time and summer jobs or internships is critical.
  • Many desirable skills can be developed through participation in and leadership of student organizations.
  • Learn to work well on a team and effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Strong communication skills, including public speaking, are important to achieving success in this field.
  • Join related professional organizations and pursue certifications in your respective area of interest.
  • Develop and utilize a personal network of contacts. Once in a position, find an experienced mentor.
  • Consider earning an MBA after gaining work experience to reach the highest levels of business management.