Saint Xavier University GSM Benefits of a BBA

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Benefits of a BBA

Considering business school, but not sure if it's the right decision? Here are several benefits to pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Saint Xavier University to prepare you for success in obtaining a career in business.

Opportunity to Build Your Network

Saint Xavier University provides opportunities for students to connect with other business students, learn from and work with expert faculty and alumni who successfully work in the field. Saint Xavier's business program offers students the opportunity to participate in its BEST Mentoring Program, which matches business students with professionals working in the field to provide guidance.  

Internship/Job Opportunities

Oftentimes, the connections SXU students make with faculty and business professionals within the program have led to internship and job opportunities for students at various companies, including the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Walt Disney World, Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce and NBC Universal. Students have also secured internships through the Washington Internship Institute, providing the opportunity for them to intern in Washington D.C. 

Flexibility

Saint Xavier University also offers a Fast-Track Bachelor of Business Administration Program for working adults who can obtain their degree in as little as two years! The program includes accelerated courses that are offered nights, weekends, online and at both the Chicago and Orland Park campuses, so that busy adults can build their schedule however is most convenient for them!

Earn More

PayScale reports that an individual who holds a BBA degree can make a median salary of $66,030 working in Chicago -- that's more than $5,000 a year than individuals holding only an associate degree!

Choose Your Concentration

At Saint Xavier University, you have the option to choose an area of concentration that suits your talents and interests and that is highly desirable in the job market. Top Universities shares a list of possible career areas that you may be interested in:

Management consultancy
Teaching/training
Marketing
Trading
Chartered accountancy
Market research
Advertising
Retail buying
Personnel officer
Investment banking
Retail management
Public relations officer
Bank management
Sales
Distribution and logistics management
Insurance underwriting
Consumer products
And more!

Learn More!

Learn more about Graham School of Management's undergraduate programs or fast-track option by contacting the Office of Admission at 773-298-3050 or admission@sxu.edu.