Career Success

  • The starting salary of an MBA graduate is, on average, 30% higher than the starting salary of a graduate with a bachelor’s degree.1
  • 77% of companies plan to hire recent MBA graduates.2
  • 33% of employers are selecting job candidates with a master’s degree for jobs that previously required a bachelor’s degree.3

1 NACE Salary Survey Winter 2020, 2 GMAC 2019 Corporate Recruiters Survey, 3 The Economist

The Zhang Career Center, located in 3020 Schneider Hall, facilitates career exploration and professional development through innovative programming and advising specifically tailored for MBA students, empowering students to launch satisfying business careers or take the next steps within their current organization.

Students interested in career center programs or in meeting one-on-one to explore career pathways can learn more about the services at wmich.edu/business/career. Call (269) 387-2711 to schedule an appointment.