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Adding an associate's degree in management & leadership could help your prospects for promotion. This is a program particularly well-suited to online education, because it is an excellent complement to an existing skill set. Therefore, it is something you might want to pursue while continuing to work. With career training in management & leadership, you can become more effective in dealing with people day-to-day, while preparing yourself for greater responsibilities in the future.

College degrees in management & leadership traditionally give students career training in a variety of organizational and motivational techniques. From compensation strategies to interpersonal relationships, a manager can do many things to make a staff more productive. Even people without supervisory experience can use leadership principles to be more effective in dealing with peer groups and business contacts. Career training in management & leadership can help you make a difference in your workplace and in your own life.

Career Outlook for Management and Leadership

Advertising Manager:

  • Number of jobs, 2012: 216,000
  • Job growth (2012-2022): 12% (about as fast as average)
  • Median annual salary for advertising managers in May 2014: $114,700
  • Top 10% earners in May 2014: More than $148,300
  • Top paying industries: Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services, Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Top paying industries: New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Colorado

Administrative Services Managers:

  • Number of jobs, 2012: 280,800
  • Job growth (2012-2022): 12% (about as fast as average)
  • Median annual salary for advertising managers in May 2014: $92,250
  • Top 10% earners in May 2014: More than $149,180
  • Top paying industries: Management of Companies and Enterprises, General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Top paying industries: New York, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida

Other possible careers:

  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Purchasing and Buying Manager

Source(s):
http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes113011.htm
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/administrative-services-managers.htm
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm
http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes112011.htm

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