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Business Administration & Management Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 11,566 students earned their Business Administration degrees in MA.

In terms of popularity, Business Administration & Management is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

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
Bachelor’s Degree 4,781
Associate’s Degree 1,201
Post-Master’s Certificate 196
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 196
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 86
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 60
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 60
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: 8.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.3%
  • White: 48.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.1%
  • Other Races: 8.4%
Business Administration & Management Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Massachusetts

296,490 people in the state and 9,785,040 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business administration.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a business administration grad in the state is $110,150, compared to a typical salary of $103,110 nationwide.

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There are 67 colleges in Massachusetts that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,314 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,729. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years.

#2

Harvard University

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $70,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

#3

Babson College

Wellesley
1,108 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
3,325 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it. In their early career, Babson College grads earn an average salary of $70,400.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,882.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,396. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. 79% of the teachers are full time.

455 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,989 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,369. The average student takes 4.75 years to complete their degree at UMass Boston.

373 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,349 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,801. The full-time teacher rate is 22%. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid.

#8

Boston College

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

The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Boston College. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $57,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

313 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

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

The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years.

Business Administration & Management Careers in MA

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
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
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 2% $61,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Business & Commerce 2,868
Accounting 2,302
Finance & Financial Management 2,091
Management Sciences & Methods 1,851
Marketing 1,736
International Business 1,001
Hospitality Management 504
Other Business & Marketing 333

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