WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR?

Welcome to What Can I Do With This Major? Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.
Click on the majors of interest below to learn more about:

  1. typical career areas
  2. employers that hire people with each major
  3. strategies to make you a more marketable candidate
  4. professional associations and other related resources

Not every major listed is offered at Excelsior College, but many are represented within another similar major. Related schools and majors offered by Excelsior College are listed in italics.

The areas and websites listed represent typical career paths associated with each major and are not comprehensive. Explore multiple majors to learn about a wide range of career opportunities. Use this information to: research career fields, decide on majors or courses, talk with an advisor, career counselor or professor about your plans, and find possibilities for internships or jobs, and consider potential areas for future graduate studies.

How To Use This Resource / Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Questions? Contact Maribeth Gunner Pulliam, Career Services Coordinator, Excelsior College Career Center.

 

MAJORS

Accounting

Business:
with concentration in Accounting*

Accounting,
NYS CPA track

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Advertising

Business:
Business with a concentration in Marketing

Liberal Arts:

Communications with concentrations in: Journalism, Media Studies, Organizational Communication, Public Relations

African Studies

 

Animal Science

 

 

Anthropology/Archaeology

Architecture

Art

Art History

Athletics and Sport

Liberal Arts:
Psychology
Communication Studies with concentration in Journalism
Biology

Business:
General Business
Business with concentration in
Marketing

Audiology / Speech Pathology

Biochemistry

Liberal Arts: Biology

Biological Sciences

Liberal Arts: Biology

Biosystems Engineering

Business Studies

Business:
General Business*
Professional Studies in Business and Management

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Chemistry

Child and Family Studies

Liberal Arts:
Liberal Studies
Psychology
Sociology

Liberal Studies with area of focus in Psychology or Sociology

Liberal Arts:
Communication Studies with concentrations in: Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations

Communication Studies

Liberal Arts:
Communication Studies Generalist or
Communications with concentrations in: Journalism, Media Studies, Organizational Communication, Public Relations, Strategic Communications

Computer Science

Technnology:
Information Technology with General Option or concentrations in Cypersecurity Technology, Information Security, Network Management

Bachelor of Profoessional Studies with area of Focus in Infrormation Technology

Bachelor of Science in Technology with area of focus in Computer Technologies

Counseling

Liberal Arts:
Psychology

Liberal Studies with Area of Focus in Psychology or Sociology

Communications Studies Generalist

Criminal Justice

Liberal Arts:
Criminal Justice with concentrations in: Adminstration, Homeland Security, Law Enforcment and Public Safety, Criminal Profiling

Dance

Economics

Liberal Arts: Economics

Education

Electronic Media / Broadcasting

Communications:
Communications with concentration in Media Studies

Engineering

Technology:
Electrical Engineering with concentrations in Nanotechnlogy, Electronics, Power Systems

English

Liberal Arts:
Literature in English

Environmental Studies/Science

Finance

Business:
Business with concentration in Finance*
Business with concentration in Risk Management and Insurance*

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Food and Agricultural Business

Food Science

Foreign Language

Forestry

Geography

Geology

Global/International Studies

Business:
Business with concentration in Global Business*

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Graphic Design

 

Healthcare Sciences

Health Sciences:
Healthcare Management Health Sciences with emphasis in:
End of Life Care, Gerontology,Health Education, Health and Wellness, Public Health, Management

*BS in Health Sciences also offered with with dual MBA degree; concentrations in Healthcare management,Information
Security,Technology Managment,Cybersecurity Management, Leadership, Human Resource Manangement, and Social Media Management

History

Liberal Arts: History

Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Business:
Business with concentration in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management *

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Human Resource Management

Business:
Business with concentration in Management in Human Resources *

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Human Services

Liberal Arts:
Psychology
Sociology

Liberal Studies with area of focus in Psychology or Sociology

Information and Library Sciences

Interior Design

Journalism

Liberal Arts:
Communications with concentration in Journalism

Kinesiology

Latin American Studies

Law

Liberal Arts:
Criminal Justice with concentrations in: Adminstration, Homeland Security, Law Enforcment and Public Safety, Criminal Profiling

Linguistics

Logistics/Supply Chain

Business:
Professional Studies in Business and Management

Management

Business:
General BusinessProfessional Studies in Business and Management

Business with concentration inOperations Managment*

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Management Information Systems

Business:
Business with concentration in Information Systems*

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Marketing

Business:
Business with concentration in Marketing*

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Mathematics

Liberal Arts:
Mathematics

Medical Fields

Health Sciences:

Health Sciences with emphasis in:
End of Life Care, Gerontology, Health Education, Health and Wellness, Public Health

Music

Liberal Arts: Music

Music Business

Business:
General Business
Business with concentration in
Marketing

Nursing

Nursing:

Associate in Science in Nursing (RN Prep)
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing (RN Prep)

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
RN to Master of Science in Nursing with specializations in Informatics, Nursing Education, and Clinical Systems Management

Nutrition

Health Sciences:

Health Sciences with emphasis in:
Health Education, Health and Wellness, Public Health

Philosophy

Physics

Plant Biology

Liberal Arts: Biology

Plant Sciences



Political Science & Government

Liberal Arts:
Political Science

Psychology

Liberal Arts: Psychology

Public Administration

Liberal Arts:
Political Science

Business:
General Business

Public Health

Health Sciences:
Health Sciences with emphasis in:
Public Health


Public Relations

Communications:
Communications with concentration in Public Relations

Recreation & Leisure Studies

Religious Studies

Retail / Merchandising

Business:
General BusinessProfessional Studies in Business and Management

Business with concentration inOperations Managment*

*also offered with Dual MBA degree

Social Work

Liberal Arts: Sociology

Sociology

Liberal Arts: Sociology

Sports Management

Business: Management

Statistics

Liberal Arts: Mathematics

Theater

 

Urban Studies

Liberal Arts: SociologyEconomics
Political Science

Wildlife & Fisheries