George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Choose the Major That's Right for You

Select one or more of our five undergraduate business majors to pursue your degree. If you know you want a business degree but don't know yet which business major is right for you, then choose "Still exploring business majors" on your application. We will help you discover a major that meets your personal and professional goals.

Accounting Major

As an accounting major, you'll learn about financial and managerial accounting, auditing and forensic investigation, taxation, and accounting information systems. If you want to open your own accounting practice, make partner at a major accounting firm, or investigate financial crimes as an FBI agent, choose the accounting major.

Finance Major

High demand and diverse career opportunities await graduates with a finance major. If you want to work in corporate and public finance, investment banking, commercial banks and credit unions, mutual funds, portfolio management, venture capital, trading, personal finance banking, or federal and state government regulatory agencies, pursue a finance major.

Information Systems and Operations Management Major

Being able to combine business knowledge and being tech savvy is an invaluable skill that employers covet. If you are interested in developing information technology based solutions to improve business performance or in managing business and supply chain operations, then the information systems and operations management major is for you.

Management Major

Learn to be an adaptive manager who understands today’s key human resource issues and can lead in tomorrow’s work environment. If you are looking to start or run your own business, begin a career in human resources, or become a consultant or supervisor, choose the management major.

Marketing Major

As a marketing major, you learn how to match opportunities in the market to an organization’s goals, research consumer needs, and design, deliver, and communicate the value of products and services in a dynamic, competitive environment. If you are interested in advertising, product management, brand management, business development, marketing analytics, or consulting, then the marketing major is for you.