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Master of Business Administration: Career Outlook

Follow in the footsteps of leading executives with a new set of skills.

Whether you’re seeking a promotion or launching a new company, our AACSB-accredited Master of Business Administration program will prepare you to fill leadership positions across industries or make an impact wherever you are now.

The Queens University of Charlotte MBA puts you in touch with 170+ business leaders from the Charlotte community, including CEOs, directors, entrepreneurs, and executive coaches. Tap into a well-connected network, participate in our mentorship and executive coaching programs, and get personalized attention to achieve your goals.

As soon as you become a student, you’ll also join the McColl School Alumni Association. Our alumni represent a variety of industries and companies, such as Ally, Coca-Cola Consolidated Bottling Company, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Duke Energy, and more.

Prepare to stand out from your competition with the support of top executives, focused expertise in one of six optional concentrations, and an in-depth understanding of your leadership abilities.

Chief Executive

$104,980/year

As a Chief Executive, you would take a lead role in determining the future of your company. Your daily responsibilities could include rewarding and inspiring your employees, appointing department heads, overseeing teams and negotiating partnerships with other companies.5

Prepare for this position with the Leadership and Change concentration.

Management Consultant

$87,235/year

As a Management Consultant, you’d advise your clients on improving a specific aspect of their business. That might include marketing, productivity, finances, strategy, data analysis, and more. You’d ensure your clients are meeting their goals and improving their performance.6

Prepare for this position with the Executive Coaching concentration.

More potential roles for Queens MBA graduates, depending on your concentration:

  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Operations Manager
  • Medical Entrepreneur
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Chief Branding Officer
  • Corporate Coach
  • Leadership Director
  • Director of Global Business Development
  • Information Security Manager

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Skills You Need to Succeed

When you complete the MBA program from Queens, you will be able to:

Customize Your MBA to Your Career

Twenty-five percent of recruiters across the world are willing to pay MBA graduates a premium salary if their MBA is specialized.2 Tailor your MBA to your interests and enhance your value to employers with one of the following concentrations:

Finance

Prepare for financial management roles across industries, including insurance, manufacturing, and government institutions.

Healthcare Management

Lead the administrative side of patient-centered care, from budgeting and scheduling to human resources.

Leadership and Change

Understand your approach to leadership and examine the human dynamics of organizational change.

Executive Coaching

Develop the skills you need to help executives lead teams, meet organizational goals, and succeed.

Connecting You With Your Future

Queens’ student-focused approach doesn’t end with your MBA. Long after you graduate, we’re here to support you in your career goals.

One-on-One Support

Work directly with your faculty and Queens advisors to take a personalized look at your education, career opportunities, and personal development.

Online Job Board

Post your resume, search available jobs and internships relevant to our programs, and explore opportunities.

Career Development

Take advantage of resume and interview assistance, corporate recruiting and networking events, and the online job board of the Vandiver Center for Career Development.

Powerful Network

Through regular meetups and our alumni mentorship program, tap into a valuable and supportive community and form connections with Queens alumni in your field for career guidance.

Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Management Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  2. Graduate Management Admission Council (2018). Market Intelligence: Corporate Recruiters Survey Report. (Rep.) Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.gmac.com/~/media/Files/gmac/Research/employment-outlook/gmac-2018-corporate-recruiters-survey-report.pdf.
  3. Burning Glass Technologies: Labor InsightTM. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Top Executives. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm.
  6. Payscale (2019 August 14). Management Consultant Salary. Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Management_Consultant/Salary.
  7. PayScale. (Aug. 4, 2020). Average Information Security Manager Salary. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Information_Security_Manager/Salary.
  8. PayScale. (July 10, 2020). Director, Global Business Development Salary. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Director%2C_Global_Business_Development/Salary.