Guide for All of Your Prospective Majors

Have you ever sat and thought about how you love this field of study, but you know that the monetary gain from the prospective job is simply not enough for you? I know that’s how I feel about getting a degree in Early Childhood Education. Although there’s not much I can do with a degree in that field except for the obvious, there may be more for you elsewhere! With this guide, you can see all of the prospective careers with that major. Save it for your own use.

You can work towards any major - but it helps to know the occupations you can be hired for with said degree. (photo by Sarah Stierch)

You can work towards any major – but it helps to know the occupations you can be hired for with said degree. (photo by Sarah Stierch)

The Florida State University has set up a page where you can find most occupations linked to the prospective major. Here’s that page – but I will be going under some of the more popular categories and listing them for you here.

Actuarial Science

  • Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Epidemiologist
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Tax Examiner

Arts

  • Architect
  • Art Director
  • Audiovisual Specialist
  • Ceramic Engineer
  • Editor (various types)
  • Memorial Designer
  • Videographer Visual Manager

Communications

  • Event Planner
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Arbitrator
  • Communications Equipment Operations
  • Broadcast News Analyst
  • Sound Engineering Technician
  • Speechwriter
  • Web Developer

Computer Science

  • Database Administrator
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • MIS Director
  • Scientific Researcher
  • Product Manager
  • Computer Security Investigators
  • Auxiliary Equipment Operator

Criminology

  • Air Marshall
  • Alcohol/Tobacco/Firearms Agent
  • Bailiff
  • Corrections Counselor
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Graphoanalyst
  • Prison Recreation Leader
  • Private Investigator

Education

  • Educational Interpreter
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Reading Teacher
  • Teacher Aide
  • Athletic Director
  • Dean of Students
  • Occupational Specialist
  • School Nurse
  • School Counselor

Environmental Science

  • Agronomist
  • Chemical Technician
  • Conservationist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Horticulturist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Parasitologist
  • Physicist
  • Toxicologist
  • Water Resource Manager
  • Zoo Caretaker

Humanities

  • Intelligence Specialist
  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist
  • Documentary Producer
  • Sinologist
  • Curator
  • Foreign Buyer
  • Museum Technician
  • Chaplain
  • Deacon
  • Congressional Aide

Health Related

  • Anesthesiologist
  • Endocrinologist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Radiologic Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Author
  • Risk Manager
  • Dietician/Nutritionalist

Geography

  • Aerial Photo Interpreter
  • Climatologist
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Forestry Technician
  • Hydrologist
  • Industrial Designer/Developer
  • Industrial Location Specialist
  • Photogeologist
  • Weather Forecaster

Information Technology

  • Abstractor/Indexer
  • End-user Training Specialist
  • Game Designer
  • Rare Books Specialist
  • Records Manager
  • Usability Analyst
  • Web Page Designer
  • Bibliographer
  • Corporate Librarian
  • News Librarian
  • School Media Specialist

Interior Dersign

  • Contract Designer
  • Commercial/Industrial Designer
  • Floral Designer
  • Museum Conservators
  • Residential Consultant
  • Set and Exhibit Designer

Modern Languages

  • Airline Ticket Agent
  • Diversity Consultant
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Immigration Inspector
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Linguist
  • World Trade Manager

Music

  • Arts Administrator
  • Booking Agent
  • Disk Jockey
  • Ethno-Musicologist
  • Instrument Maker
  • Piano Tuner
  • Private Teacher
  • Promotion Manager
  • Road Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Wedding Consultant

Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences

  • Dietetic Technician
  • Nutrition Journalist
  • Cook
  • Health Educator
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Diet Center Director
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Political Science

  • Archivist
  • Benefits Calculation Specialist
  • City Manager
  • Demographer
  • Higher Education Administrator
  • Police/Detective
  • Political Scientist
  • Urban and Regional Planner

Sociology

  • Child Welfare Social Worker
  • Community Relations Worker
  • Criminologist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Opinion Poll Statistician
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Securities Broker
  • Special Librarian
  • Student Personnel Worker
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Teaching Alternatives

  • Alumni Secretary
  • Comic Strip Writer/Artist
  • Caseworker/Investigator
  • Camp Counselor
  • YMCA Worker
  • Grant/Fundraising Director
  • Instructional Materials Design
  • Dietician

Keep in mind that these lists aren’t complete, but samples from the page I had linked to previously. There are many subjects that I didn’t cover.

 

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