Business education


Business education

Business education involves teaching students the fundamentals, theories, and processes of business. Education in this field occurs at several levels, including secondary education and higher education or university education. Approximately 38% of student enroll in one or more business courses during their high school tenure. A majority of student at the university level engage in a business-related major. These majors prepare students for an occupation in business or a business-related field, or a teaching career in academia.

Undergraduate education

At the university level, students have the opportunity to take general business courses, or to seek a specific degree in business studies. Courses offered vary by school, but typically include basic selections such as Accounting, Marketing, Finance, and Operations Management. Specific curricula and degree-granting procedures differ somewhat by region.

Postgraduate education

At the graduate school level, students can seek a variety of specific degrees (see below), most often an MBA. Students pursuing postgraduate degrees usually have some prior business experience.

See also

Undergraduate education

Postgraduate education

Doctoral