Career Outcomes

Top Employers of Michigan Ross MBA Graduates
15%

of graduates went into general management. 

$133,000

median base salary.

$25,000

median signing bonus.

2022 Detailed Compensation Information–General Management

  base salary MEAN base salary MEDIAN base salary RANGE Signing Bonus MEDIAN
General Management $134,130 $132,600  $94,000-$165,000 $25,000

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.

Ford Motor Co.

Dearborn, MI

Formulate a five-year strategic market entry plan for hydrogen fuel cell powered electric vehicle chargers to be produced by General Motors and Renewable Innovations.

Tata Steel

Gurugram, India

Propose a business model for setting up the recycling of rare Earth elements by evaluating the various source streams and technology options available.

Intel Corp.

Hillsboro, OR

Create a business strategy to support product expansion in new user segments and channels.


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?

Ian Wang
Student ambassador
Class of 2023
Prior to Ross, I worked in a real estate developer in Taiwan. I focused on real estate investment and properties management. I decided to pursue an MBA at Ross...
Esther Chen
Student ambassador
Class of 2023
Prior to Ross, I worked in private wealth management for six years in New York City. I researched consumer stocks and worked with clients to invest their...

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 (Functional Accountability Career Teams) 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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