of recruiters seek applicants from all majors
National Association of Colleges and Employers

Successful business leaders come from every background and they major in everything—from business to science, engineering to economics, health to the humanities. The University of Michigan is a leadership powerhouse, with the academic strength, resources and opportunities to help you create your own path to a successful career, in whatever field you choose.

A University of Michigan education provides all students with the critical, flexible skills most desired by employers. Whether you major in business at Michigan Ross—one of the finest business schools in the country—or in one of our other top-ranked programs in the liberal arts, science, music, art and design, kinesiology, engineering or beyond, you will find thousands of opportunities to transform your interests and abilities into a meaningful career.

Top 10 Skills Cited by Employers

  • Written communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Initiative
  • Analytical/quantitative
  • Strong work ethic
  • Verbal communication
  • Leadership
  • Detail-oriented
  • Technical

Source: Job Outlook 2019, National Association of Colleges and Employers

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