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The Business Placement Center located within the College of Business is proud to be entering into its 18th year of offering comprehensive career services to students, alumni and corporate partners.

Each day, students have the opportunity to meet with staff members during walk-in advising in order to build stronger resumes, refine interviewing skills, evaluate compensation packages, and much more. Career advisors are available to discuss in-depth career questions, such as what opportunities exist within a student's major, how to begin the job search process, and how to contact companies across the country.

The data listed below is a summary of information that was collected from our 2016-2017 graduating class. This report was prepared based on information from 96% of our graduates at the time of graduation.

Undergraduate Career Outcome Rate

Graduation Percentage
Total by Graduation 78%
Accounting by Graduation 88%
Business and Administration by Graduation 89%
Business Economics by Graduation 57%
Finance by Graduation 60%
Management by Graduation 73%
Marketing by Graduation 72%

Base Salary

Degree Salary
College of Business Average Salary $45,544
Accounting Average Salary $46,739
Business and Administration Average Salary $40,063
Business Economics Average Salary $40,000
Finance Average Salary $54,077
Management Average Salary $38,699
Marketing Average Salary $49,477

Experiential Learning Experiences

School Facilitated Experiences 72%
Student Facilitated Experiences 16%
No Response 12%

Graduate Career Outcome Rate

Graduation Percentage
Total by Graduation 79%
Master of Accountancy by Graduation 100%
Master of Business Administration by Graduation 33.3%
Master of Business Administration (Online) by Graduation 93.9%

Base Salary

Degree Salary
College of Business Mean Salary $86,519
Master of Accountancy Mean Salary $48,750
Master of Business Administration Mean Salary $43,000
Master of Business Administration (Online) Mean Salary $93,909

Sample of Employers

AbbVie Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Accenture Macy's
ADM Mariano's
Altria Group MB Financial Bank
Banterra Bank NISA Investment Advisors, L.L.C.
Baxter Credit Union OpenX
Blue Pearl Consulting Pepsi MidAmerica
Byrne Electrical Specialist Regions Bank
CDW RPM Advertising
Celergo Scottrade
Coyote Logistics Siemens Industries
Deloitte LLP SSM Healthcare
Drive Train Industries State Farm
Edward Jones Tech USA
Enterprise Holdings The Driskill Foundation
Ernst & Young UniFirst
Federated Insurance Universal Technology Corporation
Georgia Aquarium Walgreens Company
Heartland Dental Wal-Mart
Hunter Engineering Company Wells Fargo
Kemper CPA Group Wintrust Financial
KPMG W.W. Grainger