Of all the majors that students can choose, nursing offers the best chance for employment.
“I tell graduates not to worry, that they almost certainly will land a job within a few months of graduating,” University of Akron nursing administrator Cheryl Buchanan said. “If they would go to Florida or Michigan, they would find a job immediately.”
Researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce examined 2009 and 2010 U.S. census data to determine what college majors are most likely to lead to jobs.
“People need to pay attention to this,” center director Tony Carnevale said. “It tells you that if you really want to be an architect, that’s fine, but you’re going to have to think more about what your plan is.”