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Top Career Paths

Top Career Paths – Prepare for the Opportunities Ahead.

A Simon MBA gives you access to leading career opportunities. We encourage you to learn about the top career paths for MBA talent in order to understand the current marketplace and define your professional goals.

Our career experts have identified strong demand and compelling opportunities in the finance, marketing, and consulting sectors. From employment outlook to specific skill sets sought after by top recruiters, we give you a clear view of leading industries as well as our recommended courses and concentrations.    

Leverage career insights to make strategic decisions about your academic track and professional development plan. View our Top Career Paths.



37 percent of Simon MBA Class of 2017 graduates were hired into finance/accounting positions. Because of its prominence in business and the unique opportunities it presents, finance has steadily attracted the top MBA talent in the world. Simon students have had strong career placement success in equity and fixed income research, corporate finance, and investment banking functions. Learn more leading finance career paths.




27 percent of Simon MBA Class of 2017 graduates were hired into marketing positions. Many diverse career paths aggregate into the marketing umbrella, with strategic planning, product pricing, and brand management functions often utilizing MBA talent. Learn more about leading marketing career paths.




23 percent of Simon MBA Class of 2017 graduates were hired into the consulting field. In their advisory capacity, consultants are charged with identifying and analyzing problems, as well as recommending solutions and assisting with implementation as necessary. Our students have built rewarding careers as IT, management, and strategy consultants. Learn more about leading consulting career paths.



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