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Wondering what you can do with a particular major? Learn about the typical career areas and the type of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. This is a time to explore!

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Related Careers

Management and Administration, Business, Global Business, Accounting, Finance, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Management Information Systems, and Risk Management and Insurance

Health Sciences

Related Careers

Respiratory, Radiology, Health Care, Health Educator, Health Services, Nutrition, Public Health, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Patient Administration, Medical Laboratory, Medical Equipment, and Pharmacy

Liberal Arts

Majors/Related Careers

Humanities (General Humanities, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Fine Arts, Literature), Natural Sciences (General Natural Sciences, Biology), Social Sciences (General Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Human Services, Intenational Relations), Psychology, History


Related Careers

Case Manager, Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Manager/Administrator, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Educator, Nurse Practitioner, Staff Nurse, Consultant, Flight Nurse, Forensic Nurse, Holistic Nurse, Medical Editor/Writer, Military Nursing, Nursing Informatics, Parish Nurse, Pharm/Med Sales, Research Nurse, Supplemental Nurse, and Travel Nurse

Public Service

Criminal Justice

Related Careers

Paralegal, Probation, Corrections, Investigation, Court Administration, Juvenile Justice, Casework, Loss Prevention, Legal Research, Forensics, Private Security, Global Intelligence, Public Safety, Law Enforcement

Military Studies

Related Careers

Defense Contracting, Industry Leadership, Personnel Management, Foreign Service/Translators, National Security Analysis, Military Intelligence, Homeland Security, Military Historian, Consulting

Public Administration

Related Careers

Budget and Fiscal Management, City/County Management, Nonprofit Management, Public Affairs and Communication, Urban Planning, Transportation Management, Grant Writing, Consulting




Related Careers

Computer Technologies, Computer Software, Electronics Technology, Nuclear Technology, Electromechanical Technologies, Electronic Flash Instrumentation Technologies,  Power Plant Technologies, Network Security, Security Analyst, Computer Crime Investigator

Jobs and Careers

Links about job and career options.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Comprehensive information on the characteristics of work today and on future hiring trends. There are facts about job duties, working conditions, training requirements, job outlook, and earnings for each of the 250 listed occupations.

O*NET Online, from the U.S. Department of Labor.
A comprehensive database of occupational information on over 900 jobs in the U.S. economy. Classified by job family, each job title has a descriptive "snapshot" including the job description, worker and experience requirements, worker characteristics, and related occupations. Search for specific jobs by title, keyword, code, or by specific skill sets. A great resource for continually updated occupational information and labor market research.

Guide for Specific Careers, Jobstar Central
Learn about earnings, training, work environment and much more within your field of interest.

Occupational Profile, CareerOneStop
Occupation profiles focusing on specific aspects of each one, including tasks and activities involved, tools and technology needed, national and state wages, and more. It includes videos describing specific jobs in the field.

Career and Cluster Videos for Occupational Fields, CareerOneStop
Brief, narrated videos describing various career fields. Learn about the career field by watching it in action!

Explore Careers, CareerOneStop
A comprehensive source of occupational and economic information, including a "State Profile Search" for employment trends in each state.

My Skills, My Future, My Next Move , US Dept of Labor
Identifies careers that match previously held positions or jobs of interest and locates careers that use similar skills. A great way to explore potential careers.

Employment Trends and Labor Market Information

Employment Projections,U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Current statistics and information regarding trends in employment and unemployment, prices and living conditions, compensation and working conditions, productivity and technology, and general employment projections. Lots of useful information for those who are currently beginning or changing careers.

State Occupations Projections
Occupational employment growth projections by state and the nation as a whole.  Employment growth projections are compared between and within states. Search by state and occupational fields.

State Profile, Career OnesStop
Labor and employment information by state; including demographic information. Search by occupational rankings, as well as education and training levels. View links to additional state labor market resources.

Compare Employment Trends by Occupation, Career InfoNet
A comprehensive source of occupational and economic information to help you make informed career decisions. Includes a "State Profile Search" for employment trends in each state.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online, CareerOne Stop
Contains multiple articles about finding, applying for and choosing jobs. Also covers new and emerging occupations.

Occupational Employment Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Contains multiple articles about finding, applying for and choosing jobs. Also covers new and emerging occupations.

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