What to do with a major in...

What to do with a major in...

A lot of students aren't sure what kind of jobs await them once they graduate.  Click on any of the majors to find common job titles. 

Apparel Design and Development

  • Designer
  • Assistant Designer
  • Technical Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Color and Trend Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Sourcing Manager
  • Production Assistant
  • Textile Specialist

Applied Math and Computer Science

  • Actuary/Actuarial Analyst
  • Bioinformatist
  • IT/IS Business Manager
  • Computer Security Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Financial Analyst
  • Graduate School Programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Graphics Developer
  • Mathematics Teacher (middle and high school levels)
  • Network Administrator
  • Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer

Applied Science

  • Biotechnology
  • Materials Science
  • Environmental Management and Research
  • Scientific Research and Development
  • Professional Schools (medicine, chiropractic, dental, etc.)
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Technical Support for Scientific Equipment Companies
  • Technical Support for Sale of Chemicals

Applied Social Science

  • Preparation for law school or graduate studies
  • Health or Social Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Government Research/Policy Analysis
  • Non-profit Organization Social Research or Services
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • many other possible careers…

Art Education

  • K-12 Teacher

Business Administration

  • Auditor
  • Banker
  • Claim Adjuster
  • University Teacher
  • Civil Servant (Federal/State/Local)
  • Community Organizer
  • Director (any government organization)
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Aids Officer
  • Financial Planner
  • Fire Service Worker
  • Hospital or Health Care Administrator
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Insurance Agent
  • Museum Registrar
  • Network Engineer
  • Real Estate Property Manager
  • Sales/Marketing Representative
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tax Preparer
  • Foreign Services
  • Custom Services
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Coast Guard
  • Federal administrative positions in Departments of Education, Transportation, State, Labor, Agriculture, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Commerce, Defense, Energy, Health and Human Services, Interior, Justice, Treasury, Veterans Affairs, State and Local Government:
  • Financial/Budget Officer
  • Training and Human Resource Development Manager
  • City Manager/Assistant City Manager
  • County Administrator
  • Hospital or Health Care Administrator
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Buyer
  • Supply Chain Specialist/Manager
  • Many More!

Career, Technical Education, and Training

This program is a degree-completion program and is not open to freshmen

  • Instructor at Community and Technical Colleges
  • Industrial Trainer

Construction

  • Project Manager
  • Field Engineer
  • Estimator
  • Superintendent
  • Facilities Manager
  • Project Engineer

Computer Engineering

coming soon

Dietetics

  • Nutrition Educator
  • Public Health Dietitian
  • Nutrition Consultant
  • Hospital Dietitian
  • Dietary Computer Specialist
  • Product Development
  • School Food Service
  • Indian Health Service or Tribal Nutritionists

Early Childhood Education

  • Teacher
  • Child Care Administrator
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Child Care Service

Engineering Technology

  • Applications Engineer
  • Associate Production Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Plant Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Tool and Die Designer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Process Manager
  • Project Engineer

Entertainment Design

  • Animator
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Digital Production Assistant
  • Photo Editor
  • Documentary Filmmaker
  • Concept Artist
  • Creative/Art Director
  • Producer
  • Stop Motion Animator
  • 3D Modeler

Family and Consumer Science Education

  • Teacher
  • Food Service Teacher
  • Parent Educator
  • Family Life Educator
  • Extension Agent
  • Financial Consultant
  • Nutrition Education Consultant

Food Systems and Technology

  • Senior Technical Advertising Manager
  • Assistant University Food Service Manager
  • Hospital Food Service Administrator
  • Research Chemist
  • Corporate Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Food Technologist
  • Product Manager
  • Director of Marketing
  • Regional Director
  • Food Packaging Consultant
  • Food Stylist

Game Design and Development

Computer Science Concentration

  • Software Engineer
  • Flash Games Engineer
  • Graphics Programmer
  • Gameplay Programmer
  • Network Game Programmer
  • Game Engine Programmer
  • AI Programmer
  • Tools Programmer
  • Physics Programmer
  • Audio Programmer
  • Interface Programmer
  • Game Designer

Art Concentration

  • Concept Artist
  • Technical Artist
  • 3D Modeler
  • Texture Artist
  • Animator
  • Interface Designer
  • Level Designer
  • Game Designer

Golf Enterprise Management

  • Assistant General Manager
  • Clubhouse Manager
  • Golf Retail
  • Golf Tourism
  • Private Club Caddie Master
  • Golf Manufactures Representative
  • Golf Club Fitter
  • Golf Software Sales Private
  • Golf Software Sales Public
  • Assistant General Managers
  • Assistant Food and Beverage Managers
  • Assistant Golf Professionals
  • Event Planners/Coordinators
  • Marketing Representatives
  • Golf Industry Sales Representatives
  • Merchandising Specialists
  • Off Course Golf Retail Managers
  • USGA and State Golf Association Staff Positions
  • Junior Golf Coordinators
  •  Tournament and Outing Managers

Graphic Design and Interactive Media

  • Web Designer
  • Advertising/Marketing Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Brand Strategist
  • Interactive Designer
  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Communications Strategist
  • Loop and Identity Systems Designer
  • Application Designer
  • Interface Designer

Graphic Communications Management

  • Imaging specialist
  • Graphic artist
  • Management trainee
  • Estimator
  • Customer service representative
  • Account manager
  • Print buyer
  • Sales trainee
  • Project planner
  • Graphics coordinator
  • Print marketing coordinator
  • Production scheduler
  • Research and development analyst
  • Quality control specialist
  • Production department supervisor

Health, Wellness and Fitness

  • Fitness Worker
  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Fitness Director
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Educator

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

  • Club Management
  • Hotel Management
  • Casino Management
  • Convention and Meeting Planning
  • Restaurant Management
  • Tourism Management

Human Development & Family Studies

  • Enrollment Counselor
  • Employment Specialist
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Family Intervention Specialist
  • Parent Outreach Worker
  • Juvenile Detention Worker
  • Adult Family Worker
  • Geriatric Social Worker
  • Residential Coordinator
  • Family Services Case Worker
  • Youth Counselor
  • Childcare Teacher
  • Program Director
  • Parent Educator
  • Family Life Educator

The program also serves as an excellent foundation for graduate school in disciplines including:
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Student Personnel
  • Health and Wellness

Information and Communication Technologies

This program is a degree-completion program and is not open to freshmen

Industrial Design

  • Product Designer
  • Bicycle Designer
  • Medical Device Designer
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Sunglass Designer

Information Technology Management

  • Applications Engineer
  • Computer Hardware Support
  • Computer Network Engineer
  • Information Systems Assistant
  • IT Field Technician
  • IT Support Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • PC Repair/Data Network
  • Sales Engineer

Interior Design

  • Residential Interior Designer
  • Office/Corporate Interior Designer
  • Space Planner
  • Retail Designer
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Hospitality Interior Design
  • Health Care Interior Design

Management

This program is a degree-completion program and is not open to freshmen

  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Quality Assurance Coordinator
  • Insurance Sales and Marketing

Manufacturing Engineering

  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Project Manager – Civil Engineering Projects

Marketing and Business Education

  • High School Teachers
  • Training Coordinators
  • Marketing Representatives
  • Sales Representatives
  • Convention Planning
  • Business Professionals

Packaging

  • Senior Packaging Engineer
  • Distribution Sales Manager
  • Sales Engineer
  • Design Department Manager
  • Structural Designer
  • Packaging Specialties Buyer
  • Packaging Cushioning Designer
  • Product Development Manager
  • Package Testing and Development Engineer
  • Customer Service/Package Engineer

Plastics Engineering

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mold/Die Design Engineer
  • Plastic Molding Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Product Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Research and Development Engineer

Professional Communication and Emerging Media

  • Technical Writer
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Web Content Manager
  • Humanities Computing

Property Management

  • Site Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Leasing Agent

Psychology

Retail Merchandising and Management

  • Buyer
  • Vice President, Merchandise Planning
  • Merchandise Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Store Team Leader
  • Executive Trainer
  • Advertising Coordinator

Science Education

  •  Middle/High School Teacher

Special Education

  • Teacher

Studio Art

  •  Studio Artist

Supply Chain Management

  • Supply Chain Manager

Technology Education

  • Middle/High School Teachers
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Production Control Supervisor
  • Technical Service Representative
  • Product Development
  • Graphic Arts Management
  • Technical Trainer

Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Case Manager
  • Work Experience Coordinator
  • Behavioral Specialist
  • Job Placement Specialist/Employment Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Specialist or Technologist
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Community Corrections Counselor
  • Juvenile Justice Case Coordinator
  • Independent Living Coordinator
  • Social Worker
  • Residential Counselor
  • Community-Based Specialist
  • Activities Program Director
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Law Enforcement Officer