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Business Majors

Where will your business career take you? Through Rider’s AACSB-accredited business program, you’ll acquire the professional development skills and hands-on experiences employers prize. With help from Rider’s connected business faculty and alumni, you’ll learn what it takes to be a leader and effective communicator in a global marketplace.

See the successes of recent business graduates in the sampling below.

Current Positions Held

The following is a sampling of the jobs held by our recent business graduates, spanning opportunities in business, finance, healthcare, government and media.

  • Accountant
  • Assistant Relationship Officer
  • Audit Associate
  • Bank Examiner
  • Business Analyst
  • CEO
  • CPA
  • Consultant
  • Events Coordinator and Executive Assistant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Foreign Service Officer (Diplomat)
  • Founder of Sports Fan-Base Network and Play-by-Play Announcer
  • Governmental Auditor
  • Junior Associate Producer
  • Knowledge & Communications Analyst
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Medical Device Sales Representative
  • President / Financial Consultant
  • Producer
  • Recruiter
  • Sales Representative
  • Senior Audit Specialist
  • Senior Associate Project Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Staff Auditor
  • Storage Engineer

Employers

Rider business graduates are known for their quality preparation and solid skills. That’s why our recent graduates are in demand — from Big 4 accounting firms to multinational corporations.

Bristol Myers-Squibb
SapientNitro
Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Johnson & Johnson
Bloomburg
JPMorganChase
KPMG
Merck
pwc
Saatchi
Siemens
EisenAmper LLP
Facebook
Hyatt
Johnson Controls
Lockheed Martin
Merrill Lynch
NJ Manufacturers
Mercer Wealth Management
Philips Lighting
UBS
AIG
AXA Advisors
Hillsborough Township
Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC)
NJ Office of State Comptroller
Riyad Capital
The Brooklyn Salsa Company
Triple Point Technology
US Department of State
Withun Smith & Brorwn
Jansen

Internships / Co-Ops

Hands-on experience is a hallmark of a Rider’s business education. Many of our graduates received their first job offers from the companies at which they did their internships.

Deloitte
SapientNitro
Johnson & Johnson
KPMG
Barclays
HG Media
Saint Peters University Hospital New Brunswick
Ernst & Young
Office Governor NewJersey
RPR Marketing Solutions
Sunoco
Babe Ruth League

Graduate & Professional Schools

Our AACSB accreditation helps opens doors for our graduates for admission to top graduate business programs.

Columbia University
Cornell University
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
New York University
Penn State University
Princeton University
Rutgers University
University of Connecticut
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
University of Toronto
Rider University

Study Abroad Opportunities

Study abroad experiences help business majors prepare for the challenges of an international marketplace. At Rider, students can choose from semester-long studies or short-term, faculty-led programs focusing on a global business topic.

Czech Republic
England
Ireland
Italy
China
France
  • $48,144
    Average salary reported for business majors in 2011 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

  • 1 of 2%
    Rider is one of only 2% of universities worldwide to hold prestigious AACSB International accreditation in both business and accounting.

  • 19 Students
    Every year Rider business students are selected for Johnson & Johnson's Leadership Development Program. Over the last four years 19 Rider students have been chosen to participate in the prestigious, nationally-competitive program.

  • 4 Years in a Row
    Leadership Excellence Magazine has ranked the Rider Business School's Center for Leadership Skills as one of the top programs in the country.


I already knew about Rider’s highly regarded business program, but the Entrepreneurial Studies program was just getting started. For me, that’s what made Rider really stand out. It was so unique.

Finance, Entrepreneurial Studies