When you chose your college major, you probably figured you'd head straight from campus to a related field after graduation. But things don't always work out that way, so...
...Which Majors Are Most Likely To Land You A Job In A Related Field?
- 54% (Percentage of people who major in this subject and secure a job in a related field.)
- 87% (The overall employment rate for people who major in this subject.)
Elementary Teacher Education
Some other majors that boast high overall employment rates:
- Management information systems/business: 81%
- Industrial/manufacturing engineering: 79%
- Business systems networking/telecommunications: 78%
- Mechanical engineering: 78%
- Information sciences and systems: 77%
...Which Majors Are Least Likely To Help You Wind Up In A Career In A Related Field?
- 4% (Percentage of people who major in this subject and secure a job in a related field.)
- 63% (The overall employment rate for people who major in this subject.)
Liberal Arts And Sciences/General Studies
Foreign Languages & Literatures
Some of the other majors that have lower overall employment rates:
- Biological sciences/life science: 49%
- Health and related sciences: 50%
- Visual and performing arts: 54%
- Psychology: 56%
- English and literature/letters: 56%
Job Search Intelligence Master Data Set: jobsearchintelligence.com
National Center for Education Science: nces.ed.gov