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Occupation
Match to Degrees: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Scroll through the occupations to see which degrees or courses of study will prepare the applicant for that occupation and the minimum degree level (e.g. Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, etc.) required.

In this classification system the education and training required reflects the manner in which most workers become proficient in that occupation and the preferences of most employers.

The Annual Projected openings include estimates for new and replacement jobs.

Cells with N/A reflect the fact that California colleges did not grant a degree matched to that course of study in the most recent year. Visit our Postsecondary Education Value page to explore another important reason to obtain a degree.

Link Descriptions

  • Colleges Offering Degree: Colleges that offer a major in the subject area
  • Enrollment in Discipline: Enrollment counts of students in the selected major at public 4-year colleges in California
  • Degrees Awarded: Degrees awarded to students in the selected major at public and private colleges in California

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Degrees / Certificates Awarded in 2010 for Public Institutions and 2009 for Non-Public Institutions from All Title IV Participating Institutions

Occupation Annual
Projected
Openings
Degree/Course of Study Minimum Degree Level Degrees
At
Minimum
Level
Degrees
Above
Minimum
Level
Degrees
At or Above
Minimum
Level
13-1011 - Agents & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes
Additional Information
Licenses Required
320 24.0101 - Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,840505,890
   24.0199 - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees243N/A243
   30.9999 - Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,9612185,179
   50.0704 - Arts Management
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0202 - Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A2121
13-1021 - Purchasing Agents & Buyers, Farm Products Green Job
Additional Information
70 01.0105 - Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
13-1022 - Wholesale & Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
Additional Information
770 19.0905 - Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1701 - Insurance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1801 - Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1802 - Merchandising and Buying Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1902 - Fashion Merchandising
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees61N/A61
   52.1904 - Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees43N/A43
13-1023 - Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products
Additional Information
1,210 52.1701 - Insurance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1801 - Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1802 - Merchandising and Buying Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
13-1031 - Claims Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators
Additional Information
Licenses Required
870 51.0715 - Health/Medical Claims Examiner
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   52.1701 - Insurance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   52.1908 - Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
13-1032 - Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
Additional Information
50 52.1701 - Insurance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   52.1908 - Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
13-1041 - Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health & Safety, & Transportation
Additional Information
830 15.1001 - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   52.0201 - Business Administration and Management, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
13-1051 - Cost Estimators Green Job
Additional Information
1,100 14.1801 - Materials Engineering
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees76157233
   14.1901 - Mechanical Engineering
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,7528842,636
   14.3301 - Construction Engineering
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees118N/A118
   14.3601 - Manufacturing Engineering
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees362460
   15.1001 - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees366N/A366
   52.0101 - Business/Commerce, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees7582891,047
   52.0201 - Business Administration and Management, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees21,3998,65330,052
13-1061 - Emergency Management Specialists
Additional Information
N/A 44.0201 - Community Organization and Advocacy
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1095114
   44.0401 - Public Administration
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees327446773
   52.0201 - Business Administration and Management, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees21,3998,65330,052
13-1071 - Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists
Additional Information
800 42.0101 - Psychology, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees10,2451,11911,364
   45.0601 - Economics, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees3,3114503,761
   45.1001 - Political Science and Government, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,4503224,772
   45.1101 - Sociology
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,1533145,467
   52.0601 - Business/Managerial Economics
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,774321,806
   52.1001 - Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9278287
   52.1002 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1003 - Organizational Behavior Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4406291,069
13-1072 - Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specialists
Additional Information
360 42.0101 - Psychology, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees10,2451,11911,364
   45.0601 - Economics, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees3,3114503,761
   45.1001 - Political Science and Government, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,4503224,772
   45.1101 - Sociology
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,1533145,467
   52.0601 - Business/Managerial Economics
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,774321,806
   52.1001 - Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9278287
   52.1002 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1003 - Organizational Behavior Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4406291,069
13-1073 - Training & Development Specialists
Additional Information
690 42.0101 - Psychology, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees10,2451,11911,364
   45.0601 - Economics, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees3,3114503,761
   45.1001 - Political Science and Government, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,4503224,772
   45.1101 - Sociology
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,1533145,467
   52.0601 - Business/Managerial Economics
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,774321,806
   52.1001 - Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9278287
   52.1002 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1003 - Organizational Behavior Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4406291,069
13-1079 - Human Resources, Training, & Labor Relations Specialists, All Other
Additional Information
1,020 24.0101 - Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,840505,890
   24.0199 - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees243N/A243
   30.9999 - Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,9612185,179
   52.1001 - Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9278287
   52.1002 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.1003 - Organizational Behavior Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4406291,069
   52.1099 - Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees265480
13-1081 - Logisticians
Additional Information
200 27.0101 - Mathematics, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,3174511,768
   52.0203 - Logistics and Materials Management
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees27072
   52.0205 - Operations Management and Supervision
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A22
   52.0209 - Transportation/Transportation Management
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0601 - Business/Managerial Economics
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,774321,806
13-1111 - Management Analysts Green Job
Additional Information
2,490 52.0000 - Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0100 - Business/Commerce, General
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0101 - Business/Commerce, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees7582891,047
   52.0201 - Business Administration and Management, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees21,3998,65330,052
13-1121 - Meeting & Convention Planners Green Job
Additional Information
200 52.1804 - Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
13-1199 - All Other Business Operations & Human Resources Specialists Green Job
Additional Information
6,600 22.0000 - Legal Studies, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees176N/A176
   24.0101 - Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,840505,890
   24.0199 - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees243N/A243
   30.9999 - Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,9612185,179
   42.0101 - Psychology, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees10,2451,11911,364
   45.0601 - Economics, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees3,3114503,761
   45.1001 - Political Science and Government, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees4,4503224,772
   45.1101 - Sociology
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees5,1533145,467
   52.0601 - Business/Managerial Economics
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees1,774321,806
   52.1908 - Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.9999 - Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees23172303
13-2011 - Accountants & Auditors
Additional Information
Licenses Required
5,330 30.1601 - Accounting and Computer Science
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0301 - Accounting
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9634261,389
   52.0303 - Auditing
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0304 - Accounting and Finance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A6666
   52.0305 - Accounting and Business/Management
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees36521386
   52.1601 - Taxation
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A351351
13-2021 - Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate
Additional Information
Licenses Required
350 52.1501 - Real Estate
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 2 Yr28178206
13-2031 - Budget Analysts
Additional Information
290 52.0301 - Accounting
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9634261,389
   52.0800 - Finance and Financial Management Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0801 - Finance, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees683225908
13-2041 - Credit Analysts
Additional Information
200 52.0301 - Accounting
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9634261,389
   52.0800 - Finance and Financial Management Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0801 - Finance, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees683225908
   52.0809 - Credit Management
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
13-2051 - Financial Analysts
Additional Information
690 52.0304 - Accounting and Finance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A6666
   52.0305 - Accounting and Business/Management
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees36521386
   52.0800 - Finance and Financial Management Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0801 - Finance, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees683225908
13-2052 - Personal Financial Advisors
Additional Information
Licenses Required
690 52.0800 - Finance and Financial Management Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0801 - Finance, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees683225908
   52.0804 - Financial Planning and Services
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A7575
13-2053 - Insurance Underwriters
Additional Information
Licenses Required
300 52.1701 - Insurance
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
13-2061 - Financial Examiners
Additional Information
70 52.0301 - Accounting
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9634261,389
   52.1601 - Taxation
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A351351
13-2071 - Loan Counselors
Additional Information
80 52.0803 - Banking and Financial Support Services
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0899 - Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees293867
13-2072 - Loan Officers
Additional Information
Licenses Required
1,110 52.0800 - Finance and Financial Management Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0801 - Finance, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees683225908
   52.0809 - Credit Management
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
13-2081 - Tax Examiners, Collectors, & Revenue Agents
Additional Information
250 52.0301 - Accounting
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees9634261,389
   52.1601 - Taxation
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's DegreesN/A351351
13-2082 - Tax Preparers
Additional Information
200 52.0302 - Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   52.1601 - Taxation
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
13-2099 - Financial Specialists, All Other
Additional Information
Licenses Required
480 52.0800 - Finance and Financial Management Services
Match to Other Occupations
Bachelor's DegreesN/AN/AN/A
   52.0801 - Finance, General
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's Degrees683225908

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