Picking a major is one of the most important decisions a college student will make. Here are the majors with the best job prospects in 2011, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Accounting is a service that is needed in wide range of sectors giving accounting majors a higher chance of landing a job.
The federal government, as well as state and municipal governments, need accountants to help track budgets and how taxpayers’ money is being spent.
Finance, insurance and real estate companies are always looking for good accountants to keep tabs on cash flow.
Like any company, a financial, insurance or real estate firm needs a solid financial plan to ensure a successful future.
Companies will always need help creating and executing a solid financial plan to increase their likelihood for success.
Manufacturing of all types need help with their financial planning to make sure production remains smooth—leading to big profits.
There’s always a need for utilities such as electricity, which ensures there will be jobs out there for electrical engineering majors.
With computers and electronics playing a greater role in our lives, the manufacturing of those electronics will be an ever expanding field.
Manufacturing plays a critical role in the economy, ensuring the need for electrical engineering.
As demand increases for information at the touch of a finger, computer science majors will be needed to ensure information is up-to-date and accessible.
As technology plays a greater role in the manufacturing of electronics and computers, experts will be necessary to ensuring the manufacturing process runs smoothly.
Computers are playing a greater role in all areas of business putting computer science experts in great demand.
As the population continues to grow utility companies will need to expand to support the growing need--ensuring jobs for mechanical engineers.
Health care and pharmaceuticals are growing fields as baby boomers start to enter their golden years and life spans continue to increase.
Food manufacturers are always in need of mechanical engineers to help make their manufacturing process better and more efficient.
Manufacturers of any kind need experts in business administration to ensure they have a solid and efficient business model to help drive profitability.
Retail isn’t just about designing the right clothes or products, just as important is constructing a good business plan to be successful.
Achieving success for any financial firm begins with a good management team to create a solid business plan and execute it successfully.
Check out the top college majors that will lead to the best job prospects for graduates this year, according to the NACE.