University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Business Careers

Business students often ask the question, "What kind of career can I have with a business degree?", and "What type of job is typical for someone with my major?". These are not necessarily easy questions to answer. Since a business degree provides you with skills that are valuable in various types of workplaces, a graduate of the Walton College has many options after graduation.

Career Prospects

Business graduates work in various types of businesses, industries and organizations. Students have graduated with a business degree and worked for large corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies, as well as started their own businesses. If you have asked the questions, "What kind of career can I have with a business degree?", and "What type of job is typical for someone with my major?", it's time for you to do some research and learn about the various types of careers available to you. A good way to start learning about business careers is to read through the Department of Labor's published information detailing information about various careers, including: nature of the work, training and other qualifications, job outlook, earnings/salary expectations and related occupations.

Click on a career listed below to view the Department of Labor's information regarding one of these business careers.