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Michigan Ross One-Year Master’s Grads See High Employment Rates, Range of Career Opportunities at Top Companies

By Monica Jianette

The newly released 2021 employment reports for Master of Accounting, Master of Management, and Master of Supply Chain Management show that graduates of the Ross School of Business continue to be employed by the most desirable companies across a variety of industries.

Master of Accounting 

The Michigan Ross MAcc employment report showed graduates landed strong offers and had high acceptance rates. With a mean base salary of $60,000, over 98% of the Class of 2021 received a job offer within six months after graduation, compared to 82% in 2020. 

Among these offers, 75% of grads were hired by a Big 4 accounting firm –– Deloitte, EY, KPMG, or PwC.

Master of Management 

The Michigan Ross MM employment report showed graduates received offers to a wide variety of companies. Consulting and media and entertainment management were the most popular industries for the Class of 2021, with 22% and 23% of grads going into those fields respectively. Students also found roles in healthcare, technology, consumer packaged goods, financial services, manufacturing, and the public sector. The mean salary package for the Class of 2021 was $66,000. 

Grads went to work for 69 companies, up from 40 last year. The list of hiring companies includes many top global organizations, such as JPMorgan Chase, Booz Allen Hamilton, Accenture, and DaVita. Students also found roles with other interesting companies around the U.S., including Santa Lucia Estate Coffee, BluePrint Interactive, Seen Dating, Katie Couric Media, and the Miami Marlins. 

Master of Supply Chain Management 

The Michigan Ross MSCM employment report showed graduates earned competitive compensation, averaging $84,000 in salaries and $20,000 in signing bonuses at leading companies. Class of 2021 grads also saw historically high offers and acceptance rates at 94% three months after graduation.

The hiring companies included many sought-after employers, including Accenture, Amazon, Deloitte, and General Motors. 

Dedicated career development support 

The Michigan Ross Career Development Office provides a dedicated career coach to all one-year master’s students, along with providing resume workshops, mock interview training, and more.  

“We’re thrilled that graduates from our one-year master’s programs continue to receive high-paying offers from top companies,” said Heather Byrne, managing director of the Career Development Office. “They have a wide variety of interests, skills, and talents they bring to the market, and this year’s employment reports demonstrate the diversity of how those translate into career outcomes for our students.”

Explore the Master of accounting employment report

Explore the Master of Management employment report

Explore the Master of Supply chain management employment report