With a business degree, a person can launch a career working as a financial associate in a bank or investment firm; manage or start a business, such as a restaurant or catering facility; work as an associate or representative at a consulting firm; and work in the accounting industry as a clerk or as support for certified public accountants. A business degree also offers opportunities in the health-care industry.
A person with a business degree can obtain a position as an office manager at a hospital, medical facility or lab and provide the know-how to improve or implement policies, financial planning and reorganizations. A business degree may also offer opportunities working in human-resource departments at various businesses and corporations or as a trainer for managers entering the industry. A business degree may also prepare people for a position with the government as a general contractor or consultant or positions within accounting, finance or human resources at a local, state or federal branch of the government. Nonprofit organizations also hire individuals with a business degree to assist with strategic planning; human resources; volunteer coordination and management; fundraising and development; financial advising; and consulting to ensure the agency is operating at its maximum potential.