Master's in Business Administration Careers

Executive Insights in Leadership Development for a Professional Edge

If you want to take your career to the next level, start by earning one of the most respected graduate business degrees in the world. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) leadership program prepares students to meet complex business challenges in today’s diverse global economy. The key leadership development you will experience with a Queens MBA will open up a world of upper-level management positions and executive career opportunities.

The AACSB-accredited online leadership MBA degree program at Queens University gives you direct interaction with experienced and prominent business professionals. This nuanced, in-depth perspective on business, management, and leadership development helps ensure you have a professional advantage upon graduation. In fact, the entire online MBA program is designed around learning goals and objectives that will prepare you for career success. As a Queens MBA student, you will:

  • Evaluate your career goals and create a plan for future growth
  • Experience the integrated nature of business through team projects
  • Discover your leadership strengths and improvement areas

A greater understanding of your leadership style, paired with effective business strategies, can accelerate your career — as many of our graduates have witnessed firsthand.

Current students and alumni work for a wide variety of prominent organizations, including:

Ally FinancialMaersk
Bank of AmericaNovant Health
Carolina’s Healthcare SystemTIAA-CREF
ChiquitaTime Warner Cable
City of CharlotteThe Vanguard Group
Coca-Cola Bottling CompanyUTC
Duke EnergyWells Fargo
ElectroluxYMCA of Greater Charlotte

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What Can You Do with an MBA?

There are countless job opportunities for MBA graduates. The business management strategies and executive leadership skills you’ll acquire, as part of your MBA education will prepare you for a vast array of high-level careers within the public and private sectors. In addition to upper management positions and executive career titles within a private corporation or public sector enterprise, a leadership MBA degree can also give you the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful entrepreneur.

An MBA Pays Off

MBA programs continue to produce the most sought-after candidates among business school graduates. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s Year-End Poll of Employers in 2014, 72 percent of surveyed employers reported they plan to hire candidates with MBAs in 2015. In addition, more than half (56 percent) of employers surveyed report they plan to increase base salaries for recent MBA graduates at or above the rate of inflation1. Another report by the GMAC found that starting salary for MBA graduates in 2015 was nearly double the expected starting salary of bachelor’s candidates2.

See the average salaries associated with the senior- and executive-level positions you can pursue with your MBA degree below.

Median Salary by Job - Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA) (United States)

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Executive Job Requirements

An MBA degree is often required for senior- and executive-level jobs in business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “top executives of large corporations often have a master’s degree in business administration (MBA).” The online Master of Business Administration at Queens does more than just satisfy that requirement—it combines business expertise with self-knowledge, enhanced by the insights and support of experienced executives. With approximately 147,000 top executive positions expected to be added over the next decade, the online MBA program at Queens University of Charlotte will give you the skills, knowledge, and insights needed to advance along the executive career path3.

Take a Step Toward Your Future

An MBA degree is often required for senior- and executive-level jobs in business. The online Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in leadership development at Queens does more than just satisfy that requirement. It combines business expertise with self-knowledge, enhanced by the insights and support of experienced executives.

To learn how the Queens online leadership MBA can help your career move forward, request more information here.

12013 Year-End Poll of Employers, Graduate Management Admission Council®,, accessed 2/20/14