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General Business

Overview of Major
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

Overview of Major

The general business major is an interdisciplinary concentration within the Sellinger School. With a broad background of knowledge in the world of business, graduates pursue employment opportunities in management, finance, marketing, human resources and sales across a variety of industries.


What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.

Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

Potential Job Titles

  • Sales Assistant, Capital Markets
  • Management Trainee
  • Market Analyst
  • Real Estate Paralegal
  • Operations Manager
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Investment Operations Associate
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Financial Solutions Consultant
  • Industrial Relations Specialist
  • Marketing Management Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Underwriter Trainee
  • Job Analyst
  • Business Management Professional
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Contracts Representative

Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • Advantage Remodeling Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Aflac, Inc.
  • Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • New York Power Authority
  • BGE
  • Pulse Music
  • Hunters Oak Gold Club
  • Pulte Homes
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Shop PR
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • Wachovia Securities
  • Bank of America
  • Yonkers Downtown Waterfront BID

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources