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Explore Majors and Careers

Need help deciding on a major or career? You’re not alone!

Data suggests more than one-third of students change their majors and less than ten percent report knowing a great deal about their intended careers. The Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration can help! Staff will guide you through the career decision-making process.





Exploration Resources


Research majors and careers

  • What can I do with this major? – Identify typical employers and strategies for entering more than 90 fields
  • Majors and Careers by Assessment Results – Evaluate UT majors categorized by assessment results
  • Catalog – Review course descriptions and start an online portfolio of UT majors and classes of interest
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – Learn job tasks, career paths, job outlook, and similar occupations
  • ONET – Browse by job family to compare work tasks, skills, education, training, and credentials
  • Career One Stop – Search occupational profiles including industry growth and wage data by state
  • CandidCareer – Watch informational video interviews featuring industry professionals


Test and evaluate options


Create a plan and monitor progress