To some extent, of course, businesses do look elsewhere. If you look where top CEOs went to school, it is obvious that a disproportionate number attended schools without undergraduate business degrees –most Ivy League schools, other elite private universities, and top liberal arts colleges fit that description.The most popular major among Ivy League schools, economics. There is a reason finance, economics, and accounting offer salary premiums. They are rigorous and align with business needs.
Friday, March 25, 2011
Business Major Paradox
Received this article from our associate dean, thought it was interesting. We are already seeing business shift their hiring into more rigorous fields.