Online Masters Degrees in eBusiness: Career Info

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If the combination of technology and business management sounds interesting, then read below to find out more about an online masters degree in eBusiness. Graduates with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in eBusiness or a Masters of Science in Electronic Business degree can fulfill a number of roles, from consultant to management analyst to entrepreneur.
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Basics of an Online Masters Degree in eBusiness

Students of an online masters degree program in eBusiness learn business fundamentals while focusing on how to use the internet as the primary tool for marketing, selling and distributing a product. Students prepare to use the internet for running a business online through courses in internet security, economics, business law and software application development. Students can further target their studies by focusing on the marketing or management aspects of eBusiness. While a Bachelor of Science in Business is not required, entrants into this program must have an undergraduate degree, preferably in a business-related field.

What Can I Do with an Online eBusiness Masters Degree?

Often graduates of eBusiness programs start their own internet-based businesses. More frequently, they are employed as management analysts, also known as consultants or project managers. In general, management analysts are hired to help a company adapt to a marketplace that is constantly changing. In particular, companies looking to expand or improve their business through internet technology hire management analysts with a graduate degree in eBusiness to assess their application software and web design or apply emerging technologies to improve productivity. Regardless of whether you are self-employed or are hired by another firm, graduates with a masters degree in eBusiness can gain access to international markets through the latest in business technology.

Employment Outlook for Careers Related to a Degree in eBusiness

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that, as more companies try to adapt to the changing business environment, eBusiness will stimulate the need for consultants and management analysts specializing in internet technology (www.bls.gov). According to the Occupational Information Network, the median wage for management analysts in 2008 was $35.37 hourly or $73,570 annually (online.onetcenter.org).

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