In 2018, the average entrepreneur degree is worth $6.4 million, according to data from the Higher Education Management Association (HEMA).
That’s up from $4.4 billion in 2018.
The median student who graduated with an entrepreneur degree earned $69,000 in 2019, up from an average of $57,000.
The average amount students will earn as a result of the MBA program is $140,000, up 4 percent from 2019.
The number of business degrees awarded in 2019 increased from 21 to 25 percent.
The industry has seen some notable growth, too.
The percentage of business schools that were ranked in the top 50 of their industry by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants jumped from 13 percent to 14 percent, and the percentage of MBA degrees awarded to the top 100 companies increased from 24 percent to 25.
What’s up in business degrees The top five businesses by number of graduates have grown the most in the last 10 years.
These include: • The health care and pharmaceutical industries, which grew from 16,865 to 21,000 degrees in 2019.
• Food and beverage, which increased from 13,835 to 16,600 degrees in the same time period.
• Technology, which jumped from 12,200 to 14,200 degrees.
The list also includes the technology, entertainment and consumer services sectors, which each increased by 1,300.