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Business Management Schools

As a professor or instructor of business management classes at one of the 710 accredited business management schools in the country, you play a influential role in shaping the future of this growing field. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in business management, which encompasses business management training at the following levels:

  • Business Management Certificate
  • Associates degree in Business Management
  • Bachelors degree in Business Management
  • Masters degree in Business Management
  • PhD degree in Business Management


Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Business management professionals

3,794,840 3,880,330 4,010,140 4,014,270 3,944,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

3,944,090 business management professionals were working in the US in the year 2010. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of business management professionals has grown by 4%.

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%. This trend is expected to slow down over the next 7 years.

National Salary percentiles for Business management professionals

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Nationally, the median yearly salary earned by business management professionals was $94,046 in 2010. This is 58% more than the national median salary for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.

National Median Salary Growth For Business Management

$69,683 $72,958 $90,757 $92,042 $94,046
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Business management professionals' salaries have seen a 35% growth from the year 2006 to the year 2010.

Educational Trends

National Business Management Student enrollment growth by degree

5,018 4,392 5,113 5,570 15,022
9,759 11,626 12,115 16,515 12,498
57 60 63 240 207
4,502 5,272 5,756 6,606 6,101
2,967 2,876 3,102 3,239 2,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Business Management
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Business Management
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Business Management
  • Grey: Certificate in Business Management

The career outlook for business management professionals is showing a rapid change. And, on the educational front, the story is similar. In the US, 22,303 students graduated from business management degree programs in 2006. And in 2010, 36,098 students graduated from business management schools.

This represents a 62% change in 4 years. This growth in the number of students graduating from business management courses is greater than the 12% growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general.

Business Management Programs offered Nationwide


The number of schools offering business management programs has decreased. In 2006 there were 843 business management schools across the nation, and in 2010, there were 709 schools.

Business Management Faculty Salaries

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