Online Master of Business Administration Career Outlook

An MBA education develops the skills and expertise you need to excel in a variety of management, leadership, and marketing roles. Management occupations are expected to grow a healthy 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, resulting in about 505,400 new jobs.1 The median annual wage for management occupations was $100,790 in May 2016, the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.2 Management roles in advertising, promotions and marketing specifically paid a median $127,560.3

Winthrop MBA graduates work at a variety of well-known organizations, such as:

  • Bank of America
  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Continental Tire North America
  • Vanguard
  • Wells Fargo
  • Lowes (Corporate Headquarters)
  • Duke Energy
  • Clorox (Corporate Headquarters)

This MBA program provides a broad background in business and leadership to prepare you for a variety of senior business roles. Our graduates are equipped for career opportunities such as:

  • AVP of corporate communications
  • Director of donor development and philanthropy
  • Director of marketing and public relations
  • Director of marketing strategy
  • Director of social media
  • Director of supply chain management
  • Operational risk consultant
  • Project manager
  • Senior director of business development
  • Senior manager of business insights
  • Vice president of sales merchandising

Gain the knowledge you need to advance your career in business administration with an online MBA from Winthrop University. Contact a program manager toll-free at 833/257-1704 to learn more or request more information today.

1,2U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, accessed at

3 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, accessed at