Whether you’re interested in working for a small, medium or large company, the nonprofit or government sector, going to graduate school, or starting your own business, the University of Maine at Farmington Business Administration program is a great place to start. For a full description, visit the UMF catalog (2023-2024).

How do I explore Business Administration at UMF?

There are many ways to explore a major. You could:

  • Review the webpage for this major.
  • Talk to faculty members in the major. Ask about their career path.
  • Choose a class of interest and contact the faculty member to ask about going to one of the classes.
  • Talk with students in the major for insights into the courses you will take and professors who will instruct you.
  • Enroll in one of the following courses: BUS 211 Management and Organizational Behavior or ECO 102 Microeconomics.
  • Get involved by joining a club or volunteer with an organization.
  • Volunteer or intern with an organization that is aligned with this major.
  • Talk with a Career Counselor.

What careers can I get with this major?

Data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources. Median Salaries for positions in Maine typically fall below those of other New England states.

What jobs have UMF graduates acquired?

Business owner, Assistant Vice President at TD Bank Group, Vice President at Androscoggin Bank, Project Analyst, Commercial Credit Manager, Payroll Specialist, Accountant, Executive Sales Representative, Business Process Manager, Search Marketer, Senior Trader, Financial Planner, Senior Manager Card Services at L.L. Bean, Assistant Professor Developmental Mathematics at Rocky Mountain College, Consultant, Data Analyst, Fundraising Program Manager, Financial Aid Counselor, and others.

Can I minor in Business? Are there related majors at UMF?

Yes, UMF has a minor in Business, and also Economics, Business Communication, Data Analytics, and many other choices. Majors related to Business Administration include Business Psychology, Outdoor Recreation Business Administration (ORBA), and Actuarial Science.  Read more about majors and minors.

How do I declare this major?

Contact Dr. Wendy Harper, Roberts Learning Center, wharper@maine.edu to discuss your interests. To apply to the major, complete a change of major form (available in Merrill Center or any academic office).

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