Career Outcomes

Top Employers of Michigan Ross MBA Graduates
12%

of Ross grads went into various types of general management roles

$125,000

median pay

$28,000

median signing bonus

2018 Detailed Compensation Information–General Management

  base salary MEDIAN base salary MEAN base salary RANGE SIGNING BONUS % Signing Bonus MEDIAN
General Management $125,000 $121,677 $80,000-$140,097 90% $28,000

Here’s How You’ll Get There

From the classroom to the boardroom, the Ross MBA experience is designed to help you stand out as you recruit for the most desirable jobs in business.

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Add a Specialization to Your MBA 

With hundreds of ways to specialize your MBA, Michigan Ross makes it easy to prepare for the exact career you want.

Degree Specializations

Tackle MAP Projects in Management

As part of the Michigan Ross core curriculum, you’ll fully dedicate yourself to working with an organization on solving a real business problem right before your summer internship. Take a look at recent MAP projects in general management.

Aotecar New Energy Technology Co. Ltd

Shanghai, China

Craft a post-merger integration plan for Aoetecar focused on an effective and efficient use of resources, which will allow Aoetecar to achieve its strategic goals.

Ford Motor Company

Dearborn, MI

Provide an assessment of parameters that influence the successful installation of workplace charging stations and propose a framework to translate those parameters into strategic actions and...

UnitedHealth Group Inc. - United Healthcare Corporation

Minnetonka, MN

Identify and establish a business case for the top disruptions that UnitedHealthcare should pursue to continue its leadership position.


Take Rigorous Management Courses

Learn from some of the best professors around in courses covering everything from leading and inspiring teams to strategic decision making. 


Dive Deeper into Management Experiences

Your immersion in the business world doesn’t stop with focused academics. Outside of the classroom you’ll have the opportunity to add a rich, real-world perspective to your extra-curricular activities as well.

General Management Club

GMC prepares members for careers in leadership across a great variety of industries and functions, focusing on developing cross-functional skills while providing access to attractive entry points for internships and full-time positions after Ross.

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Finance Club - MBA

Finance Club provides members interested in finance or finance-related careers the resources, tools, and guidance needed to successfully reach their professional goals.

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Michigan Marketing Club

A combination of educational seminars, access to industry-leading tools, resume critiques and mock interviews provide Marketing Club members with exclusive access to recruiters for the most coveted marketing positions.

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Sanger Leadership Center

The University of Michigan is synonymous with leadership. The Sanger Leadership Center’s programs allow you to become part of this storied legacy by developing the character and capabilities to lead the future of business.

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Experience the Leadership Crisis Challenge

In this 24-hour business-crisis simulation, Michigan Ross MBA students test their ability to strategize through extreme turbulence, think on their feet, and demonstrate poise under pressure. Along the way, students receive personalized feedback from business leaders, communication coaches, and faculty experts.

Get the Support You Need to Get the Job You Want

Our Career Development Office will be with you every step of the way to help you find and land a job you love.

Student Ambassadors with Interest in Management

With more peer coaches than any other business school, at Ross you’re sure to find a student with experience and insight into the industry you’re interested in. Why not reach out and connect?

Student ambassador
Class of 2019

Yiyun Tang

Prior to Ross, I was working in a state-owned trust fund in China overseeing the risk assessment for new investment opportunities and before that, I worked in...
Student ambassador
Class of 2020

Adanma Nwabuo

My prior job required the constant engagement of multiple internal and external parties of the company. I enjoyed the collaboration with other internal teams...

You’ll Be Pushed and Supported in a FACT Group

These small, career-specific teams come together weekly to offer information, guidance, and support as you prepare for internship recruiting. FACT groups are facilitated by second-year MBA peer coaches. 

FACT Group Spotlight: Leadership Rotational Programs

Many companies offer new MBA graduates a rotational program to explore leadership opportunities across their various divisions. This FACT Group will help you better understand these programs and how to navigate the process of applying for them, while keeping you on track to meet your goals and bringing you closer to your classmates.

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