Majors offered at ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business
The accounting profession offers W. P. Carey students a dynamic environment and diverse career opportunities in the private sector and in government agencies worldwide. The job market for accounting graduates has never been better, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the employment of accountants will continue to grow by 10 to 20 percent annually.
Ensuring the supply of goods and services flowing through the system closely matches the demand is critical to the success of global corporations. Efficient logistics is a key reason consumers can buy an ever-increasing variety of goods and services at remarkably low prices while meeting the demands of the marketplace.
Big Data has arrived. Accepted not just by the experts in the field, but also by those working in every industry sector and government, data analytics is not a fad but a growing trend that will be a critical part of the 21st century economy. Harnessing this data will require data scientists who can understand the technology and its impact.
Accounting for more than 50 percent of the global economy and employing 25 percent of Americans, agribusiness brings food from the farm to the global table. This increasingly competitive, sophisticated and global industry needs innovative leaders who understand its unique challenges and practices.
The food industry is constantly evolving to meet consumer tastes and needs, and with new markets and products every year, the industry continues to expand at a rapid pace. A degree in business with a concentration in food industry management from the W. P. Carey School can open the doors to an exciting career with global impact.
Whether you're just starting out in business or if you're a senior executive, communication is a key to your success. In collaboration with the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, a communications concentration will not only give you the business know-how you need, you'll also learn how to speak the language of business.
Ranked among the Top 20 CIS programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, our state-of-the-art curriculum will develop your technical expertise and critical thinking, leading to job opportunities in a variety of industries, including entertainment, national defense, transportation, education, health care and finance.
Not only can economics lead to a career solving big problems and address international issues, it's also one of the most flexible majors around, giving you almost unlimited options for the future. What do Ronald Reagan, John Elway, Mick Jagger, Tiger Woods, and Warren Buffett all have in common? They all studied economics.
Whether you want to tackle Wall Street, broker real estate deals or unleash your entrepreneurial spirit, studying finance will help you build a solid foundation. Finance graduates make an impact through careers that include banking, consulting, financial management, regulation, asset and loan management, and academia.
Now more than ever, we live in a global economy, one where markets, cultures, and products have gone international. In conjunction with the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, you can prepare yourself to lead business and lead change anywhere in the world.
Some of the most pressing issues in the world today require collaboration leaders across fields and industries, and from countries around the world. A concentration in global politics, delivered in partnership with the School of Government, Politics and Global Studies, will help you develop the skills and expertise required for the 21st century.
The intersection of business and the law offers unique opportunities for students – regulation, risk and liability, e-commerce, real estate, and the environment all rely heavily on both legal and business knowledge. And you can be better prepared for any of them – and the changes yet to come – with a concentration in legal studies.
With a degree in management your career choices are limitless. Work in for-profit, not-for-profit and public sector organizations, consulting, technology, or service organizations. Or start your own business and go your own way and follow your dreams -- all while creating jobs and services in the community.
Even the greatest products in the world don't sell themselves. Marketing helps consumers differentiate between Brand X and Brand Y and in the world of social media and viral video, can even become a product unto itself. Challenging marketing career opportunities include advertising and sales, market research, product development, public relations, and more.
Make a positive impact on business and society. Developed with the highly ranked School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Programs, the concentration in public service and public policy prepares you for work in public, nonprofit, and private sectors through comprehensive coverage of policy and public administration.
From corporations to government to sports and entertainment – the need for statisticians is growing every year.
The Wall Street Journal
lists statistics as one the most in-demand professions in the U.S. Through a partnership with the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, a statistics concentration will get you inside the numbers.
In short, supply chain management is how all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. It's the logistics behind how products are assembled, delivered, and sold, how the best products find their way out of development and into your hands. The W. P. Carey supply chain major is ranked No. 4 in the nation by
U.S. News & World Report
Sustainability is one of the fastest-growing opportunities for scientists and engineers, but it's also a great destination for entrepreneurs and business professionals. Combining the latest trends in business with cutting-edge knowledge offered through ASU's School of Sustainability, you'll be ready to make a difference in a new, green economy.
Where do you want to go? The opportunities for travel and tourism professionals are endless. And with a concentration in tourism, offered in collaboration with ASU's College of Public Programs, you'll learn about one of the largest industries in the world, and one that can open doors to the rest of the world.
Where better than one of the fastest-growing and most livable cities in America to study the relationship of business and urban planning and expansion? Through a partnership with the School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Programs, a concentration in urban policy will prepare you to utilize the right techniques to meet the challenges of rapid urban growth.
Who doesn't want to work with the things they love? If you're into gaming, digital media, or social entrepreneurship, a technology concentration, with classes and support from the College of Technology and Innovation, will help you combine the fundamentals you need to succeed in business with your inner tech-head.
Entrepreneurs build products, businesses, brands, and fans from the ground up. But Steve Jobs and Richard Branson didn't just wake up on top of the world. Getting there takes more than just a new idea or improving an existing one. You need to know the skills to manage, market, and more -- the skills you'll learn with an entrepreneurship concentration.
Demand for human resources professionals is expected to grow faster than many fields over the next decade, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Government Bureau of Labor Statistics. And because the nature of H.R. is becoming more complex, a foundation in core business principles will give you an advantage in a competitive market.
Combined, sports and media are worth tens of billions to the U.S. economy ever year. Collaborating with the esteemed Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Broadcasting at ASU, a W. P. Carey sports and media concentration will get you in the game and closer to all the action.