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 any major 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 on the right side of the chart below, if applicable.

 

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)

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

 

 

Accounting

Business:

  • Business: Accounting (also offered with Dual MBA degree)
  • Accounting, NYS CPA track

Advertising

Business:

  • Business: Marketing

Liberal Arts:

  • Humanities: Communication Studies

African Studies

Not available at Excelsior College

Animal Science

Not available at Excelsior College

Anthropology / Archaeology

Not available at Excelsior College

Architecture

Not available at Excelsior College

Art


Liberal Arts:

  • Humanities: Fine Arts

Art History

Not available at Excelsior College

Athletics and Sport

Liberal Arts:

  • Psychology
  • Humanities: Communication Studies
  • Natural Sciences: Biology

Business:

  • General Business
  • Business with a concentration in Marketing

Audiology / Speech Pathology

Not available at Excelsior College

Biochemistry

Liberal Arts: Natural Sciences: Biology

Biological Sciences

Liberal Arts: Natural Sciences: Biology

Biosystems Engineering

Not available at Excelsior College

Business Studies

Business:

  • General Business (also offered with Dual MBA degree)
  • Professional Studies in Business and Management

Chemistry

Not available at Excelsior College

Child and Family Studies

Liberal Arts:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences: Human Services
  • Social Sciences with area of focus in Psychology or Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science with area of focus in Psychology or Sociology
  • Humanities: Cultural Studies

Communication Studies

Liberal Arts:

  • Humanities: Communication Studies

Computer Science

Technology:

  • Information Technology with General Option or concentrations in Cybersecurity Technology, Network Management
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies with area of Focus in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology with area of focus in Computer Technologies

Counseling

Liberal Arts:

  • Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science  with Area of Focus in Psychology or Sociology
  • Humanities: Cultural Studies

Criminal Justice

Liberal Arts: Criminal Justice with concentrations in: Administration, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Dance

Not available at Excelsior College

Economics


Not available at Excelsior College

Education

Not available at Excelsior College

Electronic Media / Broadcasting

Liberal Arts:

Humanities: Communication Studies

Engineering

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

English

Liberal Arts:

Humanities: Literature

Environmental Studies / Science

 Liberal Arts:

Social Sciences: Environmental Studies

Finance

Business:

  • Business with concentration in Finance (also offered with Dual MBA degree)
  • Business with concentration in Risk Management and Insurance (also offered with Dual MBA degree)

Food and Agricultural Business

Not available at Excelsior College

Food Science

Not available at Excelsior College

Foreign Language

Not available at Excelsior College

Forestry

Not available at Excelsior College

Geography

Not available at Excelsior College

Geology

Not available at Excelsior College

Global/International Studies

Business: Business with concentration in Global Business (also offered with Dual MBA degree)

Liberal Arts: Social Sciences: International Studies

Graphic Design

Not available at Excelsior College

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 dual MBA degree; concentrations in Healthcare management, Information Security, Technology Management, Cybersecurity Management, Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Social Media Management

History


Liberal Arts:  History

Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Not available at Excelsior College

Human Resource Management

Business: Business with concentration in Management in Human Resources (also offered with Dual MBA degree)

Human Services

Liberal Arts:

  • Social Sciences: Human Services
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science  with Area of Focus in Psychology or Sociology

Information and Library Sciences

Not available at Excelsior College

Interior Design

Not available at Excelsior College

Journalism

Liberal Arts:

Humanities: Communication Studies

Kinesiology

Not available at Excelsior College

Latin American Studies

Not available at Excelsior College

Law

Liberal Arts: Criminal Justice with concentrations in Administration, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Linguistics

Not available at Excelsior College

Logistics/Supply Chain

Business: Professional Studies in Business and Management

Management

Business:

  • General Business
  • Professional Studies in Business and Management
  • Business with concentration in Operations Management (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

Not available at Excelsior College

Medical Fields

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

Music

Not available at Excelsior College

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

Not available at Excelsior College

Physics

Not available at Excelsior College

Plant Biology

Liberal Arts:

Natural Sciences: Biology

Plant Sciences

Not available at Excelsior College

Political Science & Government

Liberal Arts: Social Sciences: International Studies

Psychology

Liberal Arts: Psychology

Public Administration

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

Not available at Excelsior College

Religious Studies

Not available at Excelsior College

Retail / Merchandising

Business:

  • General Business
  • Professional Studies in Business and Management
  • Business with concentration in Operations Management (also offered with Dual MBA degree)

Social Work

Liberal Arts: Sociology

Sociology

Liberal Arts: Sociology

Sports Management

Business: Management

Statistics

 

Not available at Excelsior College

Theater

Not available at Excelsior College

Urban Studies

Liberal Arts:

  • Sociology

Wildlife & Fisheries

Not available at Excelsior College

 

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Fax:

518-464-8777

Attn: Maribeth Gunner Pulliam

Email:

careerinfo@excelsior.edu


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