The Benefits of Management Degrees

Why Management?

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Successful management is one of the most essential elements of any organization, industry, or business, as well as other professional areas. Skills required for positions of management include effective communication, strong leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, and team building. Gaining an understanding and training in these skills is of crucial importance. Earning a degree in management prepares graduates for higher wages, positions of greater responsibility, and more firm job security, as well as a strong foundational knowledge of methods of management. Individuals with a degree have a greater chance of passing certification examinations relevant to the field, as well. These professionals are perfectly capable of climbing to higher and higher positions of employment within their work environments, achieving more fulfilling and profitable career goals!

Those with a degree in management, particularly degrees of greater caliber, will not only be able to move to higher pay-scales, they will also have the freedom to employ their skills and cognitive powers to a huge amount of different departments, disciplines, and career paths. With business savvy and management expertise, these professionals have the opportunity to work all across the globe, as all businesses are in dire need of honest, ethical, hard-working, management professionals.

OnlineSchoolsCenter has gathered information from various highly respected sources and broken down the pertinent facts regarding healthcare careers, giving interested parties an easy-to-read format that will introduce them to the many exciting areas of study that make-up this field! Below readers will find career paths corresponding to associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees, along with the job outlook percentages and median annual salaries for each occupation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Careers available with an
ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE

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These career paths only require an associate’s degree, yet still provide the right applicants with a satisfying median annual salary and a prominent job outlook (giving them strong job security), as well as a solid point of entry into the discipline! There are a number of different educational concentrations that prepare students for their future careers.

  1. Account Manager—Job Outlook: 11% ~ Median Annual Salary: $65,594
  2. Administrative Assistant—Job Outlook: 3% ~ Median Annual Salary: $36,500
  3. Advertising Sales Agent—Job Outlook: -3% ~ Median Annual Salary: $48,490
  4. Agricultural Manager—Job Outlook: -2% ~ Median Annual Salary: $64,170
  5. Bookkeeping—Job Outlook: 8% ~ Median Annual Salary: $37,250
  6. Community Association Manager—Job Outlook: 8% ~ Median Annual Salary: $55,380
  7. Financial Clerks—Job Outlook: 6% ~ Median Annual Salary: $37,040
  8. First-line Supervisors—Job Outlook: 3% ~ Median Annual Salary: $33,330
  9. Food Service Manager—Job Outlook: 5% ~ Median Annual Salary: $48,690
  10. Lodging Manager—Job Outlook: 8% ~ Median Annual Salary: $49,720
  11. Office Manager—Job Outlook: 8% ~ Median Annual Salary: $47,000
  12. Property Manager—Job Outlook: 8% ~ Median Annual Salary: $55,380
  13. Sales Supervisor—Job Outlook: 3% ~ Median Annual Salary: $33,330
  14. Transportation Manager—Job Outlook: 2% ~ Median Annual Salary: $50,840

Careers available with a
BACHELOR’S DEGREE

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Earning a bachelor’s degree further prepares individuals for the field of management and its many departments. With a more extensive education, graduates have established strong skills, experience, and networking connections that give them a more solid standing in the job market and in the work place.

  1. Administrative Services Manager—Job Outlook: 8% ~ Median Annual Salary: $86,110
  2. Advertising Manager—Job Outlook: 9% ~ Median Annual Salary: $124,120
  3. Architectural Manager—Job Outlook: 2% ~ Median Annual Salary: $132,850
  4. Compensation and Benefits Manager—Job Outlook: 6% ~ Median Annual Salary: $111,430
  5. Construction Manger—Job Outlook: 5% ~ Median Annual Salary: $87,800
  6. Financial Manager—Job Outlook: 7% ~ Median Annual Salary: $117,990
  7. Human Resources Manager—Job Outlook: 9% ~ Median Annual Salary: $104,400
  8. Industrial Production Manager—Job Outlook: -4% ~ Median Annual Salary: $93,530
  9. Marketing Manager—Job Outlook: 9% ~ Median Annual Salary: $124,860
  10. Promotions Managers—Job Outlook: 9% ~ Median Annual Salary: $124,850
  11. Public Relations and Fundraising Manger—Job Outlook: 7% ~ Median Annual Salary: $104,440
  12. Purchasing Agent—Job Outlook: 2% ~ Median Annual Salary: $59,620
  13. Purchasing Manager—Job Outlook: 1% ~ Median Annual Salary: $108,640
  14. Sales Managers—Job Outlook: 5% ~ Median Annual Salary: $113,140
  15. Social and Community Service Manager—Job Outlook: 10% ~ Median Annual Salary: $63,940
  16. Training and Development Manger—Job Outlook: 7% ~ Median Annual Salary: $102,620

Careers available with
MASTER’S and DOCTORATE DEGREES

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A master’s or doctorate degree in an area of management will drastically increase individual salaries. Having proved dedication to the discipline through incredibly challenging programs, these professionals have risen to a nearly unmatched level of preparedness for executive positions of employment, as well as any of the positions featured in the sections above with greater responsibility. Employment at this level leads to much stronger job security.

  1. Computer Information Systems Manager—Job Outlook: 15% ~ Median Annual Salary: $131,600
  2. Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals—Job Outlook: 6% ~ Median Annual Salary: $90.410
  3. Emergency Management Director—Job Outlook: 6% ~ Median Annual Salary: $67,330
  4. Engineering Manager—Job Outlook: 2% ~ Median Annual Salary: $132,850
  5. Executive Manager—Job Outlook: 6% ~ Median Annual Salary: $102,690
  6. Financial Manager—Job Outlook: 7% ~ Median Annual Salary: $117,990
  7. Management Analyst—Job Outlook: 14% ~ Median Annual Salary: $81,320
  8. Medical and Health Services Managers—Job Outlook: 17% ~ Median Annual Salary: $94,500
  9. Postsecondary Education Administrators—Job Outlook: 9% ~ Median Annual Salary: $88,580

Management Environments

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Management professionals work in all types of departments and areas of business worldwide. Their strong understanding of business environments and the inner-workings of business processes, make them strong assets in any institution, agency, or organization. With the right education and networking connections, these managers can virtually take their pick of the area/s in which they will thrive! Each career focus and area of educational concentration opens up new doors within business realms, from corporate giants to local companies. Businesses everywhere are on the lookout for managers with the understanding, comprehension, and ethics to occupy vastly important positions in human resources/services, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, international relations, and more!