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Business Administration & Management Schools in Massachusetts

5,438 students earned Business Administration degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

A Business Administration & Management major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Massachusetts

Business Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 5,207
Post-Master’s Certificate 196
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 196
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 35

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a business administration major is more popular with men than with women.

Business Administration & Management Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business administration majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.9%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 48.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 23.0%
  • Other Races: 8.2%
Business Administration & Management Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Massachusetts

There are 296,490 people in the state and 9,785,040 people in the nation working in business administration jobs.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, business administration grads earn an average of $110,150. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,110.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 42 colleges in Massachusetts that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Harvard University

Cambridge
1,172 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,655 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

#2

Babson College

Wellesley
560 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
3,325 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $35,385. In their early career, Babson College grads earn an average salary of $70,400.

472 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $30,729. 70% of the teachers are full time. The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

429 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
31,350 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,396.

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,352 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average student takes 4.49 years to complete their degree at UMass Lowell.

263 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,349 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 22% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,801.

#7

Boston College

Chestnut Hill
254 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $57,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,251 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at Fitchburg State.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. 10% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Endicott College

Beverly
133 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,741 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $34,861.

Business Administration & Management Careers in MA

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Business Professors 22% $94,440
Management Analysts 15% $95,080
Natural Sciences Managers 13% $164,590
Social and Community Service Managers 12% $65,590
Cost Estimators 11% $72,520
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $147,030
Construction Managers 10% $102,410
Administrative Services Managers 9% $101,250
Logisticians 8% $75,220
General and Operations Managers 8% $110,760
Sales Managers 7% $130,900
Managers 7% $120,100
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $100,260
Purchasing Managers 6% $121,980
Retail Sales Supervisors 4% $42,440
Artist, Athlete, and Performer Agents and Business Managers 2% $48,400
Industrial Production Managers 2% $118,020

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business administration.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Management Sciences & Methods 1,521
Business & Commerce 1,011
Accounting 835
International Business 769
Finance & Financial Management 715
Marketing 406
Human Resource Management 152
Entrepreneurial Studies 124

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