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Career Opportunities

Our programs prepare students for careers in management of all types of organizations in the private, non-private, or public sector.

Recent Graduates have obtained employment as:

  • General Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Insurance Sales
  • Office Managers
  • Operations Specialists
  • Recruiters
  • Financial Analysts
  • Computer Programmers
  • Database Administrators

Recent graduates work here:

  • Mayo Health Care System
  • Fastenal
  • Allina Health/Abbott Northwestern/ United Hospital
  • IBM
  • Target Corporation

Average Salaries

Business Administration
$44,144 Human Resources Management
$52,817 Management Information Systems

  -National Association of Colleges and Employees, January 2009 Average Salary Survey

Graduates Working in Major Field within One Year of Graduation

88.1% Business Administration
92.0% Human Resources Management
87.5% Management Information Systems

 - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Graduate Follow-Up Report FY 2008

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