Career Outlook

Leadership and Management is the backbone of business. All organizations require strong leaders to keep things running smoothly.

Education and Training

Leaders and Managers must be familiar with management principles and practices, and know how and when to put them into practice. Most managerial positions require competency in specific field of the job functions and no formal degree, however, obtaining a formal education in management provides more opportunities for career advancement and allows for increased positive outcomes in the workplace.

How much does this job pay?

Median annual wages of wage and salary for managers were $98,560 in May 2015. The middle 50 percent earned between $65,610 and $149,660. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $45,130, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $187,199.

How many jobs are there?

In all fields of management, 2,467,500 jobs were held in the United States in 2014. Medical and health services managers held about 333,000 jobs in 2014. About 37 percent worked in hospitals, and another 20 percent worked in offices of physicians or in nursing and residential care facilities. Many of the remainder worked in home healthcare services, Federal Government healthcare facilities, outpatient care centers, insurance carriers, and community care facilities for the elderly.

What about the future?

Employment is projected to grow faster than the average. Job opportunities should be good, especially for applicants with work experience in healthcare and strong business management skills. Employment of managers is expected to grow significantly in the years to come, faster than the average for all occupations.

Additional Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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U.S. News & World Report Careers

FAU Resources

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LearnHowToBecome.org

Contact Us

Department of Management Programs

Roland Kidwell, Ph.D., Chair

777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: (561) 297-3654
office: DS(87) 201B

Department of Management Programs Faculty

Department of Management Programs Faculty

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Accreditation

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

The FAU College of Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB
(The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top 50 online graduate business programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA Sports Program

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

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Best Hospitality Program

Florida Atlantic University ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Degree Programs in the U.S.!

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business has been named the top business school in South Florida for veterans by Military Times magazine. It is also a top 50 business school in the country for veteran education, according to the 2015 “Best for Vets” survey.

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