Source: EMSI, 2019
According to 2019 EMSI data, opportunities for business managers will increase 8.5% in West Michigan by 2024 outpacing the national projected increase of 7.1%. The median annual wage for managers in business with MBA's in the region is just over $97,000.
Grand Valley State University is the top provider of business talent in West Michigan.
Source: EMSI, 2019
Seidman College offers graduate programming that varies both by content as well as delivery. All of our programs are delivered with a Learn-Practice-Grow approach, but finding the one that fits your goals, your experiences, and your expectations is an important first step.
The Professional MBA will appeal to those who are looking to advance their interest in business after having completed at least three years of professional work experience. The cohort learning model and hybrid delivery support professionals looking to make connections with peers across industries while also juggling the demands of work and life with a one night a week class commitment.
This program is designed for established organizational leaders who want to prepare themselves for higher levels of leadership at the VP or C-suite level. Generally, these individuals have logged five or more years at a director level or higher, have experience managing multiple direct reports and maintain a wide scope of decision making. They expect a personalized MBA experience with individual coaching, a higher level of service and an international learning experience as part of the program.
Master of Science in Accounting
The MSA degree is designed for accounting and non-accounting undergraduate degree majors looking to add in-depth knowledge of accounting to their skillset. Many MSA students have selected this program to advance their goal of becoming a CPA. The MSA degree supports a career in public, industry or nonprofit accounting.