Business & Commerce

This Career Community is focused on the many different areas students can pursue in fields of business and commerce. Browse blogs for career advice, look at resources for job and internship leads and watch videos profiling unique roles and occupations.

    View a sample of professional titles related to this major

    Visit My Next Move to browse for business-related occupations by keyword or industry.

    • Financial planners
    • Investment bankers
    • Actuaries
    • Underwriters
    • Accountants
    • Financial analysts
    • Sales representatives
    • Social media marketers
    • Brand managers
    • Human resources professionals
    • Sports agents
    • Tourism managers
    • Buyers
    • Market research analyst

    Need help exploring your career options? Take the Focus 2 assessment to search for occupations that fit with your interests, values, skills, and personality. Then speak with a Career Specialist about the results.

    Check out business-related MU majors, minors and certificates

    Please visit Majors@Mizzou and browse this site by career interests, occupation and by School or College. Remember, these are just a few examples of degree programs. A wide variety of MU majors can lead to a successful and satisfying career in business and commerce.

    • Accountancy
    • Agribusiness Management
    • Business Administration – Finance
    • Business Administration – Management
    • Business Administration – Marketing
    • Communication
    • Economics
    • General Studies
    • Hospitality Management
    • International Studies
    • Mathematics – Actuarial Science
    • Parks, Recreation and Sport
    • Personal Financial Planning
    • Textile and Apparel Management

    Another helpful tool is the What Can I Do With This Major site where you can connect academic majors to common career paths and see typical employers that hire those majors.

    Learn how to have career conversations to find possible career paths 
    • Arrange an informational interview, learning about the real-life experience of someone working in a field or company that interests you.
    • Seek out mentors by making meaningful connections with upperclassmen, faculty, staff and alumni. 
    Discover the unique career paths of fellow Tigers
    • Use LinkedIn to see what thousands of Mizzou alumni are doing with their degrees.
    • Explore the Career Outcomes web page to see what recent MU graduates are doing and where they are living.


9 Digital Marketing Skills the Best Companies Look for (and How to Get Them)

It’s a great time to be a digital marketer, folks. The last decade has seen a major transformation and a new type of marketing professional has emerged: the scrappy, growth-minded, data-driven digital marketer who is held accountable for shared revenue …

By Jeremy Boudinet
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8 supply chain, logistics, and transportation jobs for people who love to be in charge

Are you considering a career in supply chain, logistics, or transportation? These industries offer diverse opportunities and a positive career outlook. In this article, we’ll explore careers in supply chain, logistics, and transportation by reviewing a recent survey conducted by

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Business Analyst vs. Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

You may have decided your career path lies in business, but you aren’t sure exactly what you want to do. While you enjoy examining data and drawing conclusions, you also like following through and making sure certain projects are complete. …

By Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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The Versatile World of Business Degrees: Exploring Career Paths and Opportunities

Benefits of a Business Degree

A business degree equips you with a diverse array of skills and competencies that are greatly valued and rewarded in today’s dynamic job market. Core skills cultivated include leadership and management capabilities, as business degree curriculums often …

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Learn about being a forensic accountant

What does a forensic accountant do?

Forensic accountants, also referred to as investigative accountants, forensic auditors or fraud auditors, investigate potential fraudulent crimes. They may analyze bookkeeping practices, testify as an expert witness in court or offer consultation to detectives. …

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Current job and employment trends based on a NACE (national Association of Colleges and Employers) survey of recruiters who hire …

Focus 2 Am I Career Ready?

Career readiness is a foundation of eight core competencies that broadly prepare college students for lifelong success in their careers …

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