92 percent of corporate recruiters are expected to hire new Master of Business Administration graduates in 2022, and the majority believe there will be a rise in demand for MBA grads in the next five years, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) 2022 Corporate Recruiters Survey.

An MBA is attractive to top employers because of the specialized skills students build, the broad business knowledge they gain and the innovative thinking expertise they cultivate.

There are a wide assortment of jobs for MBA graduates. According to the same GMAC survey, the median Master of Business Administration salary in the United States in 2021 was $115,000, though this amount varies.

Typical MBA careers and their average salaries include:

Job Median Salary*
Business operations manager $97,970
Financial manager $131,710
Human resources manager $126,230
Information technology (IT) manager $159,010
Management consultant $93,000
Marketing manager $133,380
Medical and health services manager $101,340

*Salary information is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

When considering what jobs you can get with an MBA, you might also examine which positions have large projected growth, low unemployment rate, minimal stress levels and good work-life balance. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Business Jobs for 2023, medical and health services managers took the top spot and financial managers ranked second for these reasons.

Carla Coury

“When you have a Tulane degree, you’re part of a very special, very successful group of professionals who are dedicated to helping people who are now going down the path that they once went down themselves.”

Carla Coury, Executive Director, Career Management Center

Freeman School of Business MBA Jobs

All Class of 2022 Full-Time MBA students accepted job offers within three months of graduation. Graduates have gone on to work in the energy, financial services and healthcare industries, among others, at companies including:

  • AIG
  • Alliant Group
  • Baker Botts
  • Citi Bank
  • Credera
  • CVS Health
  • Dell Technologies Inc.
  • EY
  • General Dynamics
  • Ginkgo Global
  • Healthcare Corporation of America
  • HUB International
  • Humana
  • J.P. Morgan
  • JLL (Jones Lang Lasalle)
  • KPMG
  • Laitram LLC
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Mercer LLC
  • Ochsner Health System
  • Orange Bowl
  • Phillips 66
  • Proskauer Rose
  • S&P Global Platts
  • Samsung
  • Schultze Asset Management
  • Spectrum
  • Tesla
  • U.S. Navy
  • Vinson & Elkins
  • Walmart
Gans Narayanamoorthy

“Sometimes people don’t realize how helpful it can be to have a sounding board and someone that can talk to you about your career plans. The most successful people in the business world all had some kind of formal or informal career coach. At Tulane, we want to prepare our students for a successful career.”

Gans Narayanamoorthy, Professor and Faculty Director, Online MBA Program

Career Services

As part of the Online MBA, students will benefit from personalized, one-on-one coaching with career consultants from various backgrounds. Whether a student’s goals are to move into a management position within their own organization, secure a job at a larger company or even start their own venture, they will work with employees of the Career Management Center from the start of the program through graduation (and beyond) to create a custom strategy that meets their objectives.

Get the Online MBA Program Brochure

To download a program brochure and learn more about the Online Master of Business Administration offered by the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, please fill out the form. You can also get in touch with an admissions counselor directly by calling us toll-free at 800-856-9981.

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