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3,127 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
933 Master's Degrees Annually
#16 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Business & Marketing Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many Other business, management and marketing graduations there were in 2020-2021 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,127
Master’s Degree 933
Basic Certificate 397
Associate Degree 161
Graduate Certificate 81
Undergraduate Certificate 64
Doctor’s Degree 59

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

3,127 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
45% Percent Women
32% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This is one of the most frequently chosen business majors. It is the 16th most popular in the country with 3,127 students graduating with a bachelor’s in other business in 2021. This major attracts more men than women. About 55% of the graduates in this field are male.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 170
Black or African American 193
Hispanic or Latino 491
White 1,732
International Students 304
Other Races/Ethnicities 237

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Business, too. About 9.7% 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

Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary

The median early-career salary of Other business, management and marketing students with a bachelor’s degree is $43,967 a year according to 2019-2020 data from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $37,118 (25th percentile) and $50,034 (75th percentile).


We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to other business so take that into consideration.

Online Other Business & Marketing Programs

In the 2020-2021 academic year, 213 schools offered some type of Other business, management and marketing program. 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) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 18 2
Certificate (2-4 Years) 3 0
Associate’s Degree 35 4
Bachelor’s Degree 27 6
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 58 14
Post-Master’s 5 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 8 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2 2
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 416,590
Accounting 99,265
Finance & Financial Management 57,778
General Business/Commerce 56,042
Marketing 52,916
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 43,382
Human Resource Management 28,787
Business Support & Assistant Services 19,119
Hospitality Management 17,689
Management Information Systems 13,680
Entrepreneurial Studies 11,319
International Business 9,101
Real Estate 6,547
General Sales & Marketing 5,923
Business/Managerial Economics 5,667
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 5,191
Construction Management 3,846
Insurance 1,809
Taxation 1,547
Business/Corporate Communications 1,029
Telecommunications Management 55


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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