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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online leadership degree often pursue leadership or management positions in business, military, government, and nonprofit settings.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Consulting firm
  • Corporation
  • Government — local, state, federal
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Nonprofit organization

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Consultant
  • Executive-level management
  • Leadership development manager
  • Manager/director/supervisor
  • Principal/specialist, leadership development
  • Talent development manager

*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.

School of Business and Technology Master's Degree Graduate

Data from graduates across all Business and Technology masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Our School of Business and Technology master's graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and salary and benefits. The majority of graduates work in higher education, government/public sector, healthcare, information technology, aerospace, or consulting.

Career growth potential 49% Promotional opportunities 41% Salary and benefits 57% Tasks and responsibilites 71%

Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Many master's degree graduates from the School of Business and Technology report advancing in their careers and receiving a salary increase, leadership role or promotion. They also say their Capella degrees garner recognition from employers.

Advanced in career or profession 28% Successfully changed careers 14% Obtained a teaching position in higher education 6% Assumed a leadership role 23% Received a promotion 21% Received a salary increase 33% Received favorable employer recognition of my degree 36% Received award 4% Presented at a conference, published article, book, manuscript 10% Conducted a research project 9% Served as a professional consultant 17%

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 Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.