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The National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) surveyed nearly 10k college seniors who were to graduate with their bachelor’s degree spring of 2013 to determine which majors garnered the most job offers. The results were taken from students graduating in 17 different majors, who were actively looking for full-time work upon graduation. ) This is NACE’s list of academic majors offering more jobs.

2. Economics: : 61.5%

Jobs With This Degree:
Administrative Assistant
Analyst
Assistant Project Manager
Budget Analyst
Economist, Industry Analyst
Field Marketing Associate
Financial Assistant
Leasing Consultant
Loan Officer
Operations Research Systems Analyst
Project Administrator
Research Assistant
Sales Engineer
Sales Intern
State Policy Analyst
Statistician
Systems

3. Accounting: 61.2%

Jobs With This Degree:
Certified Public Accountant
Payroll Manager
Auditor Entrepreneur
Plant Accountant
Assistant Controller
Estate Planner
Professor
Bank Examiner
FBI Agent
Public Accountant
Benefits Administrator
Financial Analyst
Securities Broker
Budgetary
Control Analyst
Government Accountant
Stockbroker
CIA Agent
General Auditor
Systems Analyst

4. Engineering: 59%

Jobs With This Degree:
Aeronautic / Avionic Engineering
Bio-Engineering
CAD / Drafting
Chemical Engineering
Civil & Structural Engineering
Electrical / Electronics Engineering
Energy / Nuclear Engineering
Environmental and Geological Engineering
Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture / Marine Engineering

5. Social Worker: 42.5%

Jobs With This Degree:
Adolescent Specialist
Child and Family Social Worker
Gerontological Social Worker
Healthcare Social Worker
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
School Social Worker

6. Mathematics/Statistics: 40.3%

Jobs With This Degree:
Actuary
Budget Analyst
Economist
Financial Analyst
Mathematician
Operations Research Analyst
Statistician

7. Psychology: 39.2%

Jobs With This Degree:
Case Management
Career Counselor
Rehabilitation Specialist
Psychiatric Technician

8. History/Political Science: 38.9%

Jobs With This Degree:
Government service
Public administration
Public history
Museum work
Politics and public service
Business, journalism
Law enforcement
Non-profit organizations

9. Liberal Arts/Humanities: 36.8%

Jobs With This Degree:
Archaeologist
College professor
Consultant
Cultural anthropologist
Editor/writer
Geologist
Historian
Linguistic anthropologist
Museum curator
Park interpreter
Physical anthropologist
Oceanographer
Statistician
Travel agent/guide

10. Biology: 35.2%

Jobs With This Degree:
Dentist
Optometrist
Pharmacist
Physician
Physician Assistant
Podiatrist
Veterinarian
Veterinary Assistant and Animal Caretaker

11. Communications/Journalism: 33.8%

Jobs With This Degree:
Author
Reporter
Editor
Newscaster
Publicity Manager
Advertising Manager
Marketing Specialist
Lobbyist
Advertising Specialist
Marketing Specialist
Copy Writer
Account Executive Manager
Media Planner
Media Buyer

12. English: 33%

Jobs With This Degree:
Editorial Assistant
Copy Writer
Sales Account Manager
IT Project Manager
Proposal Manager
Web Developer
Human Resource Generalist
Marketing Director
Technical Writer

13. Environmental Science: 30.5%

Jobs With This Degree:
Research Scientist
Environmental Scientist
Wetland Soil Specialist
Geologist
Hydrologist
Environmental Coordinator

14. Visual & Performing Arts: 27.8%

Jobs With This Degree:
Dancer
Performer
Actor
Artist
Painter
Sculptor
Fashion Designer
Acrobat
Choreographer
Dance Academy Proprietor
Dance instructor
Dance therapist
Director
Fashion model
Professional dancer
Stunt performer

15. Rashida Maples, Esq.

Rashida Maples, Esq. is Founder and Managing Partner of J. Maples & Associates (www.jmaplesandassociates.com). She has practiced Entertainment, Real Estate and Small Business Law for 9 years, handling both transactional and litigation matters. Her clients include R&B Artists Bilal and Olivia, NFL Superstar Ray Lewis, Fashion Powerhouse Harlem’s Fashion Row and Hirschfeld Properties, LLC.

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