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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.

Master's Business Program Graduates

Data from graduates across all Business Master's 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 49%Promotional opportunities 41%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 14%Obtained a teaching position in higher education 6%Assumed a leadership role 23%Received a promotion 21%

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.