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Here are just a few ways to use your Otterbein degree from the Department of Business, Accounting and Economics:

  • Accountants
  • Marketing Specialists
  • Marketing Analysts
  • Advertising
  • Sales
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Managers
  • International Relations
  • Compensation Analysts
  • Project Management • Trainers
  • HR Generalist
  • Consulting
  • Economists
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Labor Relations
  • Stockbrokers
  • Managers in all industries
  • Product Developers
According to the Bureaus of Labor Statistics, projected growth of jobs from 2008 to 2018 will be in the following ranges (by occupations):
  • Accountants and Auditors 22%
  • Administrative Service Mangers (General Management) 12%
  • Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers 13%
  • Economists 6%
  • Financial Analysts 20%
  • Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists 22%
  • Management Analysts (Consulting) 24%
  • Personal Financial Advisors 30%
  • Sales Representatives 7%
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition (www.bls.gov).

Careers in Accounting
Otterbein accounting graduates have joined CPA firms that include large international, large regional firms and small local firms. Our graduates have also pursued both internship and career opportunities with a range of businesses including JP Morgan Chase, Worthington Industries, Ashland Oil, Leiberts (Emerson), The Limited, Huntington Bank, Nationwide and the Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey organization. Some of our graduates have also pursued opportunities with county, state or federal governmental internal or external auditors.

Careers in Economics

Careers in economics are varied. A list of some career paths that are usually chosen by individuals with an undergraduate degree in economics include: economic consulting; labor/trade organizations; business consulting; banking; insurance; international business; financial planning and analysis; federal, state and local governments; nonprofit organizations; Federal Reserve system; politics; and education.

Many recent Otterbein graduates who have majored in economics are employed with private consulting companies and businesses in Ohio. Others have found employment in the public sector and with labor/trade organizations. Some of our recent graduates have pursued graduate degrees in economics and law at various universities.

/ Department of Business, Accounting and Economics

Dr. Don E. Eskew
Department Chair/Professor of Management and
Human Resources Management
Roush Hall 419
p/ 614.823.1212
e/ deskew@otterbein.edu

Teresa Piper
Administrative Academic Assistant
Roush Hall 419
p/ 614.823.1310
e/ tpiper@otterbein.edu

 

 

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