4 Degrees to Become a Respected Leader in the Business World

The economy in the business world is on cruise control. The potential for both new job creation and growth is favorable too. Even the U.S. Department of Labor's predictions show significant growth in certain fields. You'll need at least a B.A. or a B.S. though. These four degrees will provide your foundation for becoming a respected leader in the business world.


Healthcare Administration

These professionals are in high demand nationally. They participate in the planning, direction and the delivery of healthcare services to the public through their interaction with medical staff. Many healthcare administrators manage the staffs of large medical offices and clinics and work in senior management positions in hospitals and insurance companies.


An accountant might work for a Fortune 500 company a smaller corporation, his or her own clients or a governmental entity. They're always in demand, and job security is excellent. After earning their accounting degree and completing any additional required studies, one can sit for the state and national exams to become a Certified Public Accountant. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants administers the national exam. Highly specific certifications are available after becoming a certified public accountant.


Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

With our careers and families, we're all very busy people, but we want to continue to improve ourselves too. Depending on what school you choose, an MBA can even be earned 100 percent online using your own individual schedule. A specialized MBA in information technology, management information systems, marketing and finance are available for students. Couple an MBA with significant experience and emotional intelligence, and you'll earn your standing as a respected leader in the business world.


The road to a Juris Doctor of Law degree (J.D.) is long, but it's one of the most rewarding and versatile degrees that a person can be awarded. The world opens after passing any state's bar exam. Even the staid American Bar Association that accredits law schools in the United States has been flirting with online legal education through the long-established William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN. Intellectual property law is and will be very hot, particularly for electrical, mechanical and chemical engineers. Experienced corporate, tax, bankruptcy and mergers and acquisition lawyers become leaders in the business world too.

Get the degree that you want, and take that first step toward continuing upward mobility. You'll earn your educational investment back, and become respected in your family, company and community too.

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