5 Most Popular Majors

By | 2016-10-29T11:36:19+00:00 March 16th, 2013|

This featured article comes from guest author Jenna Smith.

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Choosing a college degree is one of the most important decisions of your life. Many people regret their first choice and end up going back to school years later, dig themselves into more student loan debt, and invest another four years of their life to getting another degree.

Taking time to select a degree that can benefit you financially and fulfill you is a great way to avoid going back to school later down the road. If you can’t decide what degree to pursue, consider going after a popular degree.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Technology has come a long way in making lives run more seamlessly. However, many people still would prefer face-to-face interaction when they are talking about finances.

Accountants use technology to make their lives less stressful, and people use accountants to make their lives less stressful. If you can deal with companies and people on a regular basis and you enjoy crunching numbers and budgeting, then a degree in accounting may be just what you need.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

If you’re looking for diversity, then a Business Administration degree is the way to go.

You can work in a variety of fields including business ethics and law, marketing and even economics. You will feel prepared for the business world and gain valuable knowledge and skills that are highly sought after by employers in the general job market.

Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration

There is a huge demand in health care right now, and it is projected steadily increase over the next decade. With a healthcare administration degree, you will be prepared to step up as a leader in a healthcare facility within your community.

Places like urgent care clinics, public health agencies, hospitals, insurance companies and skilled nursing facilities all need somebody with a healthcare administration degree to step up and take the reigns.

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal and Forensic Science

For those that love crime shows, you may consider a career path in criminal and forensic science. This opens many doors for people interested in a career related to crime or criminal justice.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

With technology growing more and more, there is a desperate need for qualified and highly-trained engineers. The demand for engineers is increasing rapidly, and you will have a variety of opportunities available to you after college.

Whether you love numbers, people or anything in between, there’s a popular degree for you to pursue. Many colleges throughout the states offer these degree programs, and by reading reviews you can make an informed decision. For example, if you read a great review of Hampden-Sydney College, then you will feel better about investing your time, money, and passions into it. Decide on your college, do your best and enjoy the benefits of your degree as you enter confidently into the workforce.

About the Author:

Susan Riley is the founder and President of EducationCloset.com. She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and Arts and the Common Core. Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter. Email Susan
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