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Business Degrees and Programs Offered in Georgia (GA)


Business degrees, from associate to doctoral level have a wider range of employment opportunities than any other field of academic study. A business degree can open many career doors including retail management, governmental departments, educational institutions, marketing and advertising and charitable organizations. After graduating with business degrees in Georgia, students may wish to specialize in a specific area of business or finance.

Career opportunities for graduates with business degrees in Georgia

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that by 2009 the population of Georgia was approximately 9,829,211 people. The Georgia Department of Employment provides the following statistics for the number of projected new positions relevant to business degrees in Georgia from 2010 to 2011.

  • management analysts, 1,840
  • supervisors of retail sales workers, 230
  • training and development specialists, 60
  • medical and health services managers, 240
  • administrative services managers, 30

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the state of Georgia employed 182,980 people in the field of business and financial operations in 2009, and their mean annual salary was $69,080.