Business and Organizational Development

Degrees in business and organization development are highly sought after by employers and are quite versatile in the workforce. The skills learned will prepare you for a number of different jobs in a variety of different fields, such as:

  • Advertising
  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Production
  • Medical and Health Services
  • Sales
  • Training and Development

My Degree and What It’s Good For

By earning a degree in business and organization development from accredited schools like Purdue University and Liberty University, you’ll be prepared to tackle a number of different roles in the workforce. And a military background will come in handy when studying communication skills and how to organize teams. Organizational development deals with improving a company’s performance, and many companies need qualified professionals to help its employees do their jobs better. Many graduates go on to work as consultants, helping organizations and companies develop their capabilities. These programs also teach students the principles of motivation, leadership, problem solving, conflict resolution, planning, and organizational change.

My Earning Potential

It’s hard to determine your exact earning potential given the variety of careers this degree can lead to. For example, you can work in management with a mean annual wage estimate of $108,570 in May 2012 according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics. Administrative service managers earned $88,660.

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