You have a nice suit and a firm handshake. You can see yourself leading that board meeting one day. With a business degree, you can make an impact in any business or even start your own company. With such a versatile degree, you’ll be sure to learn the skills necessary to succeed in the corporate world.
Pursuing a business degree really is the cool thing to do. Nearly 20%* of all college students are studying business. The growth of the business major has been on a steady rise for the past 15 years*, making it one of the most popular and competitive majors out there.
But don’t worry, there are still plenty of jobs. The business field has one of the highest employment rates of all majors offered, with the top starting salaries ranging from $50-$60,000*. Business students are the second highest most sought after students, after engineering. Whether you want to live around the world or be a local entrepreneur, there’s a place for you and your new found skill set. The roads connecting from a business degree can take you anywhere.*NCES Survey, http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d13/tables/dt13_318.50.asp
Whether you see yourself as an accountant, entrepreneur or international businessperson, FIU has the traditional, online and blended programs to realize your goal. So head down to Miami for sunshine and a degree. The school’s secret sauce? Well, the nationally-ranked Landon School of Business’ professors are business leaders with both teaching and practical experience. And students see immediate classroom application, as 84 percent of undergrads work while attending school or intern at corporations such as Burger King, Celebrity Cruises and Merrill Lynch. You can even tap into the resources of the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center workshop series, join a business organization or team up with fellow students to enter the annual Howard J. Leonhardt New Venture Challenge, which pits finalists against international teams for $46,000 in cash prizes. Spend your winter break abroad studying management in Dubai and India or marketing in Barcelona, Madrid and Marrakech. If running your own business is appealing, you may ultimately be among the nearly one-fifth of Landon’s 30,000 alumni who are their own bosses. Others have benefitted from international business research and interacting with students from other countries for their future working at an international or multinational firm.
Big school, big opportunity. Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the U.S. As a student you can look forward to having lots of chances to network with successful business leaders and bring your business plans to life. In fact, Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, a 30-hour certificate program, teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to plan, pitch and finance their ideas. Think you’ve got a sound proposal? Enter the annual Business Plan Competition and get valuable feedback from executives while you compete for $200,000 in cash prizes to launch your own startup. Not a bad start! The 2014 winners launched Modulux Lighting and are now manufacturing commercial LED light fixtures that help companies cut energy costs. Florida Atlantic University is one of just five percent of business schools worldwide that meets the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business’s rigorous standards for accreditation. This means you’re guaranteed to get a top-tier business education at FAU.
Nova Southeastern University offers 62 Business degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 931 Business students graduated with students earning 809 Master's degrees, 112 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Certificates.
University of Miami offers 35 Business degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 1,465 Business students graduated with students earning 950 Bachelor's degrees, 435 Master's degrees, 70 Certificates, and 10 Doctoral degrees.
Barry University offers 18 Business degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 392 Business students graduated with students earning 223 Bachelor's degrees, 159 Master's degrees, and 10 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Florida International University Miami, FL||46 : 1||58,711|
|Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL||107 : 1||38,976|
|Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL||36 : 1||30,061|
|Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL||58 : 1||20,576|
|University of Miami Coral Gables, FL||16 : 1||17,811|
|Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale, FL||16 : 1||19,567|
|DeVry University-Florida Miramar, FL||97 : 1||676|
|St. Thomas University Miami Gardens, FL||54 : 1||4,824|
|Miami Dade College Miami, FL||73 : 1||51,679|
|Lynn University Boca Raton, FL||24 : 1||3,247|
|Barry University Miami, FL||24 : 1||7,401|
|Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL||88 : 1||31,289|
|Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach, FL||21 : 1||3,691|
|Miami Ad School-Wynwood Miami, FL||111|
|Millennia Atlantic University Doral, FL||227|
|Florida National University-Main Campus Hialeah, FL||38 : 1||3,981|
|Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami, OK||33 : 1||1,826|
|Atlantis University Miami, FL||100 : 1||399|
|Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico-Miami Miami, FL||155 : 1||155|
|Johnson & Wales University-North Miami North Miami, FL||28 : 1||1,309|