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How to earn a business degree in Memphis

By Remington College Posted February 12, 2019

Right now, there are opportunities for job seekers all over the United States. Unemployment is low, with the national unemployment rate at just 3.9 percent as of December 2018. Job openings also continue to rise on the whole, with almost 6.9 million open positions in November 2018.

One city that is seeing growth firsthand is Memphis, Tennessee. With almost 620,000 people in the workforce and an unemployment rate lower than the national average at 3.8 percent as of November 20181, Memphis is a city ripe with opportunity for well-qualified candidates.

If you're looking to advance your career in Memphis, a great field to get involved in is business. Not only are there a wide variety of business positions available, but there are also many benefits to working in an office setting. When looking at the most popular jobs in Memphis, many were part of this field. In fact, office and administrative support occupations topped the list, with sales and related occupations not far behind. Working in the business world can provide you with advantages like steady work hours, more networking opportunities among your peers, and a chance to be a part of a team.

Remington College wants to help you on your path to a career. That's why throughout several of our campuses, including Memphis, we offer a Business Administration program with three tracks to help teach you skills employers value.1

With Remington College Memphis Campus' Business Administration program, you can choose one of three tracks to pursue. Business administration students can specialize in bookkeeping, executive assistant or marketing and sales. Each business administration associate degree offers training in computer applications, document processing, management theory, business law, employee benefits, and career development to build a foundation in business skills. To make you more valuable to employers, each track also offers specialized training.

The marketing and sales track aims to give students concentrated coursework and hands-on training in marketing and advertising, promotion, sales and customer service. The bookkeeping track offers concentrated coursework and hands-on training in small business management, bookkeeping/accounting and payroll applications. The executive assistant track provides students with information on how today's businesses run and can help prepare you for a career as an office support specialist.

If you are interested in taking advantage in Memphis's growing business sector, a career training program might be just what you need1. To learn more about the programs Remington College Memphis campus offers, visit

1 Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.