A recent study published by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) listed five majors most likely to generate a job offer even prior to graduation: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree in Economics Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
Careers for a Bachelor’s in Computer Science include: Software Developer, Computer Systems Analyst, Web Developer, Information Systems Manager
Careers for a Bachelor’s in Economics include: Financial Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Personal Financial Advisor
Careers for a Bachelor’s in Accounting include: Accountant, Auditor, Tax Collector
Careers for a Bachelor’s in Engineering include: Biomedical Engineer, Petroleum Engineer, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Environmental Engineer.
Careers for a Bachelor’s in Business Administration include: Market Research Analyst, Financial Manager, Executive and Management positions.
Job openings in our staffing company would support the findings, particularly with a major in accounting. Opportunities range from entry level AP and AR positions to mid-level Accounting and Payroll positions to executive level CFOs.
One of the key factors to consider in selecting your major is how transferrable skills will be as positions, technology and careers evolve in your chosen major and your chosen industry.