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Does Major Matter?
Ellen Gray , Editor | Jun 27, 2014
Title: Editor
Topic category: Choose Your Own Path

Does it really matter what you major in at college? It is important to follow your passion, but if you want to increase your chances of getting hired when you graduate you may want to explore a major that’s in demand. The data’s not in yet on how the college graduating class of 2014 is doing on getting hired, but here is a list of “11 Hot College Majors” with great employment prospects according to a U.S. News & World Report article published last Fall:

  1. Biomedical Engineering
  2. Biometrics
  3. Forensic Science
  4. Computer Game Design
  5. Cybersecurity
  6. Data Science
  7. Business Analytics
  8. Petroleum Engineering
  9. Public Health
  10. Robotics
  11. Sustainability
Tags: college major, in demand major, getting hired, biomedical engineering, robotics, sustainability, public health, petroleum engineering
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