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1,103 Master's Degrees Annually
27 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#105 in Popularity (Master's)

Types of Degrees Other Business & Marketing Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many Other business, management and marketing graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,103
Graduate Certificate 110
Doctor’s Degree 27

Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Other Business & Marketing?

1,103 Master's Degrees Annually
41% Percent Women
25% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This major tends to be male dominated. About 59% of recent graduates are men.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other business majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Business Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 48
Black or African American 117
Hispanic or Latino 95
White 518
International Students 170
Other Races/Ethnicities 155

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Business, too. About 15.4% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • South Korea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Canada
  • India

Master’s Degree Starting Salary

The median starting salary of students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree in other business was $68,050 per year. These stats come from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $52,475 (25th percentile) and $75,175 (75th percentile).


Note that some of these people may have jobs that are not directly related to a other business degree.

Online Other Business & Marketing Programs

In 2018-2019, 228 schools offered a other business program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 30 4
Certificate (1-2 years) 16 5
Certificate (2-4 Years) 3 0
Associate’s Degree 36 11
Bachelor’s Degree 23 8
Post-Baccalaureate 30 4
Master’s Degree 61 23
Post-Master’s 7 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 6 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other business.

Major Number of Grads
Business Administration & Management 410,147
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 23,738
Business Support & Assistant Services 19,483
Hospitality Management 19,042
Management Information Systems 14,747
Entrepreneurial Studies 10,427
International Business 10,181
Business/Managerial Economics 6,345
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 5,873
General Sales & Marketing 5,734
Real Estate 5,700
Construction Management 3,664
Insurance 2,218
Taxation 1,783
Business/Corporate Communications 968
Telecommunications Management 71


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