Careers by Major
Choosing a major can feel like an overwhelming task. There are dozens of options available to you—how do you know which one to pick? The great news is that in today's workplace, your major no longer defines you or pigeonholes you into just one career path. Your options are widely varied within any one major, so you don't have to feel like you're deciding your whole future when you declare your major.
The University of Kentucky has many resources available to help you choose a major that's a great fit for you.
This is a convenient website that helps you connect majors with careers. For each major that interests you, you can find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Click here to begin exploring!
What Careers or job titles are related to my major?
In today's workplace, you're not limited to just a handful of careers by your major. As you'll discover in the resources below, any major naturally lends itself to dozens of fields and possible careers. You can research the most popular career paths of people who've chosen your major, and you can strategize about how to get where you want to be by utilizing the skills and concepts you're learning, no matter what major you've chosen.
If you want individualized assistance with this process you can make an appointment with your Career Counselor by calling 859.257.3468. In addition to exploring, you may also want to think about shadowing a professional, doing an informational interview, and/or reading the OOH to see what a day on the job is like.