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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Business/Finance. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.

Majors:

Accounting

Business Administration

Communication Studies

Economics

Finance

Information Systems

Management and Leadership

Marketing

Mathematics

Strategic Communications

Supply Chain Management

 

Careers:

Account Representative

Accountant

Actuary

Administrative Services Managers

Advertising Assistant

Advertising Sales Manager

Advisory Services

Appraisals

Audit Associate

Auditor

Bank Examiner

Benefits Administrator

Branch Manager

Brand/Product Manager

Budget Analyst

Budget Officer

Business Analyst

Business Development Officer

Buy-side or Sell-side Research Analyst

Campaign Manager

Capital Services and Mergers & Acquisitions

Cash Management

Chief Financial Officer

Claim Adjuster

Commercial Lending

Commercial Sales

Commodities Trader

Community Relations Specialist

Compensation Analyst

Compensation Manager

Computer Technician

Consultant

Consulting in SCM

Consumer Affairs

Consumer Services Management

Contract Administrator

Contracts Management and Pricing

Controller/Finance Director

Copywriter

Corporate Trainer

Cost Accounting

Cost Analyst

Credit Analysis & Management

Credit Manager/Loan Officer

Credit Risk Manager

Credit Scoring

Customer Service Manager

Data Analyst

Demand Forecasting

Demographer

Development/Fundraising Manager

Distribution Manager

Economic Analyst/Forecaster

Economist

Energy Researcher

Equity & Debt

Equity Analyst

Estate Planning

Export/Import Operations and Management

Facilities Planner

Financial Aid Director

Financial Analyst/Economist

Financial Reporting

Food/Beverage Manager

Foreign Trade Analyst

Forensic/Investigative Accounting

Fund Accountant

Fundraiser/Development Officer

Health Policy Planner

Health Research Assistant

Hotel/Motel Manager

Human Resource Administrator

Industrial Production Managers

Industry Relations Specialist

Inside Sales

Insurance Agent/Broker

Insurance Salesperson

Intelligence Officer

Internal Auditor

International Trade Specialist

Internet Marketing Specialist

Inventory Control Specialist

Inventory Management

Investment Analysis

Investment Banker

Investor Relations

IT Consultant

Job Analyst

Lab Technician

Labor Economist

Loan Officer

Logistics Management

Management Analyst

Market Manager

Market Research Analyst

Marketing Assistant

Materials Planning

Math Teacher

Mathematician

Medical and Health Services Manager

Meeting and Convention Planner

Merchandise Manager

Merchandising

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mortgage Loans

Operations Manager

Operations Support

Payroll

Personal Financial Planning

Personnel Manager

Personnel Recruiter

Portfolio Management

Portfolio/Fund Manager

Procurement and Supply Management

Professor

Programmer

Programming Analyst

Property Management

Property, Real Estate Manager

Public Administrator

Public Policy Consultant

Credit Analysis & Management

Credit Manager/Loan Officer

Credit Risk Manager

Credit Scoring

Customer Service Manager

Data Analyst

Demand Forecasting

Demographer

Distribution Manager

Economic Analyst/Forecaster

Economist

Energy Researcher

Equity & Debt

Equity Analyst

Estate Planning

Export/Import Operations and Management

Facilities Planner

Financial Aid Director

Financial Analyst/Economist

Financial Reporting

Food/Beverage Manager

Foreign Trade Analyst

Forensic/Investigative Accounting

Fund Accountant

Fundraiser/Development Officer

Health Policy Planner

Health Research Assistant

Hotel/Motel Manager

Human Resource Administrator

Industrial Production Managers

Industry Relations Specialist

Inside Sales

Insurance Agent/Broker

Insurance Salesperson

Intelligence Officer

Internal Auditor

International Trade Specialist

Internet Marketing Specialist

Inventory Control Specialist

Inventory Management

Investment Analysis

Investment Banker

Investor Relations

IT Consultant

Job Analyst

Lab Technician

Labor Economist

Loan Officer

Lobbyist

Logistics Management

Management Analyst

Market Manager

Market Research Analyst

Marketing Assistant

Materials Planning

Math Teacher

Mathematician

Media Buyer

Media Planner

Media Relations Manager

Medical and Health Services Manager

Meeting and Convention Planner

Merchandise Manager

Merchandising

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mortgage Loans

Operations Manager

Operations Support

Payroll

Personal Financial Planning

Personnel Manager

Personnel Recruiter

Portfolio Management

Portfolio/Fund Manager

Print Production Manager

Procurement and Supply Management

Professor

Programmer

Programming Analyst

Property Management

Property, Real Estate Manager

Publicist

Public Administrator

Public Policy Consultant

Public Utilities Manager

Purchasing Manager

Quality Control Auditor

Quantitative Analyst

Real Estate Portfolio Management

Record Keeping

Reports Analyst

Research Economist

Researcher

Residential Brokerage

Retail Manager

Retail Sales/Store Manager

Risk Analyst

Sales & Trading

Sales Representative

Securities Analyst/Broker

Small Business Owner/Manager

Software Engineer

Software Programmer

Speech Writer

Statistician

Stockbroker

Supplier Relations Management

Survey Analyst

Survey Researcher

Tax Associate

Tax Planning

Training Specialist

Transportation Carrier Management

Treasurer

Trust Management

Trust Officer

Underwriter

Warehouse Operations and Management

Web Developer


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