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Want a job after college? Major in these fields

December 9, 2011 by Jake Simms
Posted in: In this week's e-newsletter, Latest News & Views, Tech Trends

Job prospects aren’t too hot for recent college graduates these days, especially if they didn’t choose one of these techie majors.

The Wall Street Journal released its list of the top 10 college majors with the lowest unemployment rates for degree-holders. (This is different from the top 10 most lucrative majors – also chock full of tech-related fields).

The top 10 are:

1. Actuarial Science (0% unemployment)

2. Astronomy and Astrophysics (0%)

3. Educational Administration and Supervision (0%)

4. Geological and Geophysical Engineering (0%)

5. Pharmacology (0%)

6. School Student Counseling (0%)

7. Agricultural Economics (1.3%)

8. Medical Technologies Technicians (1.4%)

9. Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (1.6%)

10. Environmental Engineering, Nursing, and Nuclear Industrial Radiology and Biological Technologies (2.2%)

Know any graduates in these majors? Let us know about it below.

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