Business Associate, Engineering, Computer Science, and Education Graduates Currently in Highest Demand

Part of choosing a college major involves considering future employment prospects. A recent survey is giving students inside information into the current job market. Based on the responses of over 1,000 students from more than 200 colleges and universities, employers most often hire graduates with the following top 4 majors:

1. Business Associate Degrees

Business degrees refers to graduates of accounting programs, finance programs, and marketing programs. Popular universities where students are pursuing business associate degrees include:

  • Westwood College.
  • Bellevue University.
  • ITT Technical Institute.
  • Lincoln College Online.
  • Saint Leo University.

2. Engineering Degrees

The largest engineering specialties are mechanical engineering and civil engineering. Major engineering colleges are Warren National University and Westwood College.

3. Computer Science/MIS Degrees

Computer science and MIS (management of information systems) majors were one of the largest groups of graduates hired in 2017. Top schools for computer degree programs include:

  • Westwood College.
  • Bellevue University.
  • ITT Technical Institute.
  • Lincoln College Online.
  • Saint Leo University.

4. Education Degrees

Associate, bachelor, and graduate education degrees were also in high demand in 2017. Education alumni are graduating from schools like:

Business Associate, Engineering, Computer Science, and Education Graduates Currently in Highest Demand
  • Kaplan University.
  • Jones International University.
  • Ashford University.
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For more information about choosing a college major, prospective students are encouraged to visit College-Pages.com, the leading education and career resource website. Students can search for degrees based on major of interest and school of choice. To request more information from any school listed above, simply click on the school and submit the information request form.