What Can I Do With This Major?

Finally, a convenient website that helps you connect majors with careers. For each major that interests you there is an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

Keep in mind that the information provided is representative of typical career paths associated with each major and not a comprehensive list. You may want to explore information and web sites from multiple majors to help you learn about a wide range of career opportunities.

Note: There are 8 majors offered by WSSU that fall under different categories on the "What can I do with this major" site. Below you will find those 8 majors along with the corresponding categories on the site.

WSSU Major Corresponding Categories(s) on the Website
Gerontology Healthcare Sciences
Spanish Linguistics
Clinical Laboratory Science Healthcare Sciences/Biological Sciences
Exercise Science Kinesiology
Information Technology Information & Library Sciences
Physical Education Recreation & Leisure Studies
Rehabilitation Studies Healthcare Sciences
Therapeutic Recreation Healthcare Sciences/Recreation & Leisure Services

NC Tower provides graphs and tables on in-depth information on employment rates, wages, and ongoing higher education enrollment of graduates from the North Carolina Community College System and from the University of North Carolina system schools. NC Tower includes data on former UNC students who are working in roughly 90% of all jobs in North Carolina.

The database EXCLUDES information for graduates who:

  • are self-employed
  • work for the federal government including the military, or
  • work outside of North Carolina