Declaring a Recession-Proof Major

Jaylen Waddle
Jaylen Waddle

young professionalAfter choosing a college, choosing a major will be one of the most important decisions you make in your college career. For some students, the decision is simple – they’ve wanted to be a vet or an attorney their entire lives. For other students, it’s a little more calculated, taking into consideration their interests, strengths and where there will be demand for jobs upon graduation. It’s to those people that this article is speaking to.
The economy is fairly cyclical, and for students graduating in this current economic climate, or entering college, their college major selection is more important than ever.
Some of the careers or industries that seem to be protected from the financial downturn are worth considering as a college major:

  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Green Jobs
  • IT

Other industries that seem to be less in demand include:

  • Journalism
  • Finance
  • Entertainment

Read on to learn more about how to choose a recession-proof college major.

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