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2021 Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Schools in South Carolina

19 Colleges
$65,897 Avg Salary
$39,133 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree School for You

Out of the majors we analyze each year, business administration and management was the most popular one in South Carolina. In total, 4,445 people earned a degree or certificate in the field from a school in South Carolina.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which business program is right for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Schools in South Carolina to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 19 schools in South Carolina to see which ones offered the best master's degree programs for business students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2021 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in South Carolina

The following schools top our list of the Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Colleges.

Top 10 Best Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Citadel Military College of South Carolina the best school in South Carolina for business administration and management students working on their master’s degree. The Citadel is a small public school located in the medium-sized city of Charleston.

The average amount in student loans that business administration majors at The Citadel take out while working on their Master's Degree is $29,882. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $371, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of South Carolina - Columbia. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in South Carolina list. Carolina is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Columbia.

While working on their Master's Degree, business administration majors at Carolina accumulate an average of around $47,441 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $478, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Clemson University

Clemson, SC

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Clemson University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in South Carolina list. Located in the large suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public school with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that business administration majors at Clemson take out while working on their Master's Degree is $36,538. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $421, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means College of Charleston is a great place for business administration and management students working on their master’s degree. C of C is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Charleston.

After completing their Master's Degree, business administration graduates from C of C carry an average student debtload of $38,794. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $473.

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Out of the 18 schools in South Carolina that were part of this year’s ranking, University of South Carolina - Aiken landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Aiken, USCA is a public school with a small student population.

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Anderson University South Carolina landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best master’s degree business administration and management programs. Anderson University South Carolina is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Anderson.

On average, business administration graduates from Anderson University South Carolina take out $30,135 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $379.

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Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business administration and management students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the small city of Rock Hill, Winthrop is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

Business Administration majors at Winthrop take out an average of $28,454 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $301.

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North Greenville University

Tigerville, SC

North Greenville University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in South Carolina ranking. North Greenville is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Tigerville.

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Charleston Southern University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools in South Carolina ranking. CSU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Charleston.

After completing their Master's Degree, business administration graduates from CSU carry an average student debtload of $38,045. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $408.

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Coastal Carolina University landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best master’s degree business administration and management programs. Located in the small city of Conway, Coastal Carolina University is a public college with a large student population.

On average, business administration graduates from Coastal Carolina University take out $24,343 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $263.

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Best Business Administration & Management Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Florida 29,554
West Virginia 4,140
Georgia 9,936
Alabama 7,303
Louisiana 3,755
Kentucky 4,836
Tennessee 6,589
Virginia 11,863
Arkansas 2,056
North Carolina 15,140
Mississippi 2,442

One of 21 majors within the business area of study, business administration and management has other similar majors worth exploring.

Business Administration Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
General Business Administration and Management 350,924
Interior Design Management 16,189
Organizational Leadership 12,591
Supply Chain Management 9,732
Operations Management 5,802
Office Administration 5,025
Project Management 3,344
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 3,071
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 1,294
Retail Management 833
Transportation/Mobility Management 731
E-Commerce 233
Research and Development Management 194
Customer Service Management 184

Related Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 18 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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