Business & Management
Management and Leadership

If you want to spend your life leading from the front, enjoy managing teams of employees or entire organizations and think you have the analytical and critical thinking skills to improve organizational efficiencies through better management, a Management and Leadership degree may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Management and Leadership students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years) or master's degree (6-7 years). In this field, a bachelor's degree is typically required for entry-level positions while a master's degree is often more concentrated on a particular area of study, be it business, advertising, public relations, human resources, education, or some other field.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and extracurricular or work experience in leadership positions helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Management and Leadership Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Management and Leadership include:

  • Management Analyst
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Advertising Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Management Analysts was $85,260 in 2019 (1) while Sales Managers earned a median salary of $126,640 in 2019. (2)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.