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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online management and leadership degree often pursue team lead or supervisory positions in business, retail, government, or military organizations.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Bank or financial firm
  • Corporation
  • Government — local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Hospitality company
  • Manufacturing firm
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Retail organization
  • Small business

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Account supervisor
  • Business manager
  • Buyer
  • Collections supervisor
  • Credit manager
  • Customer service manager
  • Facility supervisor
  • Management/leadership trainee
  • Materials planner
  • Office manager
  • Operations associate
  • Operations manager
  • Procurement specialist
  • Production supervisor
  • Program manager
  • Project manager
  • Property manager
  • Retail manager
  • Sales manager
  • Sales representative
  • Transportation supervisor

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Most positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

BS in Business Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all BS in Business programs have been combined for these career outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.

Career growth potential 46%Promotional opportunities 44%Salary and benefits 57%

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree."
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.

Advanced in career or profession 28%Successfully changed careers 6%Obtained a teaching position in higher education 1%Assumed a leadership role 19%Received a promotion 24%

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item.
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.