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Online Entrepreneurship
Degree Programs

Online Entrepreneurship & Degree Programs

If you have a great idea for a business, at some point you might have thought about starting your own company; however, there are many things you'll need to understand in order to start your own business:

  • Business plans
  • Different types of legal ownership
  • Your target demographic and how to market to them
  • Budgeting and tracking cash flow
  • Business technology

A great way to learn about these aspects of business is to pursue a degree in business administration, accounting, or business information systems. There are a variety of online college degrees available to those interested in business, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and MBAs.

Position
Employment (2016)
Average Salary
(2016)
Expected Job Growth
(2014-2024)
Management Analysts637,690$81,33013.6%
Marketing Managers205,900$131,1809.4%
General and Operations Managers2,188,870$99,3107.1%
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers63,970$107,3207.1%
Source: 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Your salary as an entrepreneur depends on the success of your business. While the average salaries for top executives and operations managers are $160,440 and $107,970, respectively, it might be more realistic, especially in the first few years of your business, to consider the median salaries of chief executives and operations managers in the bottom tenth percentile: $68,680 and $45,410, respectively.

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