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General Business/Commerce at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

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General Business/Commerce at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

If you are interested in studying general business/commerce, you may want to check out the program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 166 students received a bachelor's degree in general business from Penn State World Campus.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Business/Commerce section at the bottom of this page.

Penn State World Campus General Business/Commerce Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in General Business
  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business

Online Classes Are Available at Penn State World Campus

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Penn State World Campus offers distance education options for general business at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Penn State World Campus General Business/Commerce Rankings

The general business major at Penn State World Campus is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Business/Commerce. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in general business from Penn State World Campus. This is the #103 most popular school for general business master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do General Business Graduates from Penn State World Campus Make?

The median salary of general business students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State World Campus is $38,100. This is less than $39,500, which is the national average of all general business majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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General Business Student Demographics at Penn State World Campus

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the general business majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

Penn State World Campus General Business/Commerce Associate’s Program

36% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 64% of general business associate's degrees went to men and 36% went to women.

Penn State World Campus Gender Breakdown of General Business/Commerce Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in general business at Penn State World Campus are white. Around 75% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - World Campus with a associate's in general business.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business/Commerce Majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 61
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Penn State World Campus General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Program

46% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 166 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Business/Commerce from Penn State World Campus in 2018-2019, 54% were men and 46% were women.

Penn State World Campus Gender Breakdown of General Business/Commerce Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 77% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in general business at Penn State World Campus are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - World Campus with a bachelor's in general business.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business/Commerce Majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 128
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Penn State World Campus also has a doctoral program available in general business. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That General Business Grads May Go Into

A degree in general business can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
General and Operations Managers 80,160 $133,480
Management Analysts 27,970 $90,670
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Construction Managers 11,050 $106,270
Cost Estimators 8,610 $67,330

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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