CURRENT, IN-DEMAND COLLEGE MAJORS
Are you trying to decide which major to choose? Indeed.com has provided a comprehensive list of the most in-demand job skills and majors needed today. We have listed a handful of them here, and we also provide the expected job growth in these fields.
The medical field saw a massive wave of intensive need during the COVID Pandemic, and that is just one instance where we see our medical care workers are in high demand. Nurses are a go-between for patients and doctors, taking a more direct, day-to-day role in the patient’s recovery process. Nursing majors completing their programs go on to work in hospitals, nursing facilities, and physicians’ offices. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for RNs are projected to jump by 12% between 2018 and 2028.
In this day and age, nearly everything is run by computers and technology. Computer scientists help to keep the technology running; Computer Science majors go on to work in offices, government agencies, and even research facilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the growth in this field to jump by 21% between 2018 and 2028.
Touching back on the medical field, physical therapy is another high-demand major and career path. The elderly and people dealing with the after-effects of debilitating car crashes are just two groups who are often in need of physical therapy. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 22% increase in job demand between 2018 and 2028.
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and statistics provide data that can be analyzed and interpreted in order to solve problems. Those who work in these fields go on to work in astronomy research, academia, chemic and astrophysical studies; or they could become teachers and instructors in school, or even accountants. Growth in this field is expected to grow by 30%.
For more information, as well as other in demand majors, go to the following web address: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/finding-a-job/majors-in-demand