What You Can Do with a Major in Business Administration

Learn the difference between leadership and management. Discover how leaders motivate, train, develop, empower and assess their teams. Build a core understanding of human resources, finance, marketing, operations and strategic planning.

At Aurora University, you’ll gain the skills you need for finding your first job and developing your career. We’ll work with you to develop a meaningful and fulfilling career in business, whether it is in for-profit,not-for-profit, entrepreneurial, family, public or global organizations.

Recommended for students who are interested in the essential role of a successful business and careers in business, the not-for-profit sector and government sector.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Business/Budget Analyst
  • Buyer/Perchasing
  • Claims Adjuster/Examiner
  • Credit Analyst/Loan Officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Grant Writer/Technical Writer
  • Human Resource
  • Generalist/Specialist
  • Intelligence Agent
  • International Trade and Marketing
  • Legislative Aid
  • Management Trainee
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Research Analyst
  • Sales and Marketing Representative

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Advertising Executive
  • Economist
  • Government Administrator
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Lawyer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Wage and Salary Administrator

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • American Marketing Association
  • Aurora University Finance Association
  • Aurora University Students' Association
  • Global Leadership Organization
  • Orgs Council
  • Student Accounting Society

On-campus employment:

  • Offices throughout campus
  • Phillips Library

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316