Majors & Degrees
Every organization relies on business principles for success. With a solid business education you'll have the practical skills to excel in a variety of positions in the industry of your choice.
Not sure which major is right for you? Visit the Office of Professional & Career Development, and we can help you find the right fit for your future.
With an accounting degree, you’ll learn to speak the “language of business.” Accounting majors who make good grades and follow the advice of faculty and staff have a near 100% job placement rate and receive the most competitive starting salaries of any major.Find out more »
Are you interested in aviation, but prefer to keep both feet on the ground? The aviation management program prepares you for employment with airline and corporate aviation organizations, government agencies, and consulting firms.Find out more »
The business administration major provides a solid foundation in business fundamentals while allowing you to customize a plan of study best suited to your interests and career aspirations. It is the most flexible of degree options in the college.Find out more »
If you ever ran a successful lemonade stand, babysitting service or lawn mowing business as a child or, if you worked at the family restaurant after school and on weekends, then chances are the entrepreneurship and family business program is for you.Find out more »
Finance is the art and science of managing money. And a degree in finance prepares you for the high-powered world of investment and portfolio management, corporate finance, investment banking and international finance.Find out more »
Human resource management is the perfect blend of working with people and being an active participant in the business world. If a corporate environment appeals to you but crunching and analyzing numbers does not, consider human resource management.Find out more »
Do you enjoy technology and computer systems but don’t think life as a techie is for you? As an information systems management major, you learn how to use technology to gather data, solve problems and make complex decisions in a business environment.Find out more »
These days, every large company operates internationally and even the smallest U.S. firms look to the global marketplace. In this environment, you’ll have tremendous opportunity with an international business degree.Find out more »
The management major prepares you for supervisory positions in almost every setting possible. The program emphasizes project management, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Managers enjoy a high level of responsibility and visibility.Find out more »
With a marketing degree you’ll learn to help businesses make strategic decisions about their products, prices, advertising, retailing and public relations; and you’ll develop the creative and communication skills you’ll need for an executive position.Find out more »
With a professional flight management degree, you will not only be prepared for a career as a professional pilot but you will also gain the business acumen required to excel in leadership and supervisory positions beyond the cockpit.Find out more »
Whether you're a recent graduate or a practicing professional, a master's degree will focus and enhance your business skills and improve your footing on the corporate ladder. If research and scholarship appeal, look at a Ph.D.
If a corporate accounting position or a CPA is your destination the Auburn Masters of Accountancy is your ticket. With a MAc you have a higher pass rate on the CPA exam, higher starting salary and a better chance at promotion once hired.Find out more »
With both on-campus and distance options, Auburn’s MBA provides a broad business skill set and the opportunity to choose from 6 specialization options. The available business concentrations are finance, marketing, management, information systems, supply chain and business analytics.
An international experience as well as a leadership development trip is part of the curriculum in the full time, on campus program. Students in the on campus program also receive personlized career development and resources through the Office of Professional and Career Development.Find out more »
One of the most flexible programs of any major university, Auburn’s Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) enables you to develop greater technical expertise while customizing the program to meet your individual career goals.Find out more »
The MSBA program in finance provides specialized instruction for students who anticipate a career in finance or plan to pursue further graduate work. The College offers thesis and non-thesis options for this degree. The MSBA program in finance is a strong choice for students planning a career in finance or additional graduate study in business. The program’s in-depth instruction in the major areas of finance prepares students for professional positions in the field.Find out more »
Ph.D. in Management of Information Technology and Innovation prepares you to conduct high quality research on business processes, contribute new knowledge to the operation of business organizations and compete for faculty positions at leading universities.Find out more »
Established at Auburn in 1989, the Ph.D. in Management with an Organization Studies, Strategy and Change (OSSC) concentration prepares you to conduct high quality research on business processes, contribute new knowledge to the operation of business organizations and compete for faculty positions at leading universities.Find out more »
You can get a fully-accredited master's degree from Auburn University without being at Auburn University. Our distance options allow you to live and work while enhancing your education and your earning potential.
If a corporate accounting position or a CPA is your destination, the Auburn Master of Accountancy (MAc) is your ticket. With a MAc, you have a higher pass rate on the CPA exam, higher starting salary, and a better chance at promotion once hired.Find out more »
This digital-based off-campus program offers 6 different specializations taught through video lectures. Students receive the same instruction, assignments and tests as on-campus students.
The Auburn University College of Business placed #7 in the US News and World Report 2013 Best Online Business Program rankings.Find out more »
Auburn's internationally-ranked executive programs accommodate the schedules of working professionals and are designed to give the executive the up-to-date knowledge that expand the managerial skill set and further a career.
Auburn’s 21-month Executive MBA focuses on working professionals with at least 8 years’ experience. The program combines distance study with on-campus residencies to give executives the skills necessary to advance their careers.Find out more »
For professionals with three years’ experience, the program delivers an education that enhances leadership skills and professional knowledge. The curriculum focuses on sustainable and responsible development and provides students with access to industry leadership, nationally and internationally.Find out more »
13th among MBA programs (Modern Health Care) the PEMBA is an advanced degree for physicians who seek to improve the management of their practice or move into positions of leadership. The 21 month program includes five on-campus residencies as well as one domestic and one international study trip.Find out more »
A business minor demonstrates a breadth of skills and interests, and can improve either your employment potential or enhance your application to graduate school.
The accounting minor gives students an enhanced technical competency. With two required courses and three electives, the minor can be tailored to complement the student’s major course of study.Find out more »
The objective of the aviation management minor is to give students in other majors an overview of the aviation industry. The program allows students of any major the opportunity to broaden their horizons the field of aviation and transportation.Find out more »
Students in non-Business majors may earn a minor in Business by completing certain core classes in the College of Business. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in these courses to earn the minor. The only courses that can be transferred from another institution are the ECON requirement and/or the ACCT requirement.Find out more »
(16 semester hours) An interdisciplinary program with the College of Business and the College of Engineering, this minor prepares students for work in technology-intensive firms where new product development requires a combination of business and technical skills. This minor is offered to top students competitively selected from the College of Business and the College of Engineering. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.Find out more »
(15 semester hours) With this minor students gain a broader knowledge of the finance area and its applications. The minor can focus on one area corporate finance, investments, financial institution management, real estate, insurance or multinational finance, or combine a range of course areas.
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The Information Assurance minor provides an interdisciplinary education to students seeking careers in technology and information-intensive fields related to Accounting, Information Systems, and Finance. Students learn to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information –an increasingly valuable subject in today’s business world.Find out more »
The Information Systems minor is a 15 hour program designed to provide students a broad understanding of information systems management. Students learn the basics of telecommunication, business computer applications, database management, and analysis and design of a business system. The Information Systems minor is a perfect complement to any business degree in today's information-rich society.Find out more »
The International Business minor is the perfect complement for students wishing to live and work abroad. It provides students with a better understanding of international economics, international marketing and multinational finance. Additionally, students may choose to further explore management, marketing, supply chain management or finance.Find out more »
The marketing minor allows students to expand their knowledge of basic marketing principles: consumer behavior brand management, advertising, professional selling, market research, and many more.Find out more »
Students can obtain their pilot ratings by taking the following course work and obtaining a minor in Professional Flight Operations.Find out more »
(15 semester hours) With this minor students gain a basic knowledge of supply chain operations and develop strategies for continuous improvement of the performance of a supply chain. This program, which can be tailored to accompany any major, provides a valuable skill set applicable to any industry.Find out more »