Degrees Employers Hate and Love

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  Hello all!  Just keeping you updated on the word around the job market. This just in—The following are a list of degrees that I found pretty interesting.  According to the article some of these degrees may need to be on your radar as a new or current student. Check it out! Click the link below for the entire article.

 

 Loved Degree #1: Bachelor’s in Health Care Administration

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2010-2020 projections, 28 percent of all new jobs in the U.S. economy will be in the health care and social assistance industry.

 

Hated Degree #1: Bachelor’s in Architecture

Okay, so architecture might not be such a hated degree; it’s just that there aren’t many employers around to love it, says Carnevale.

Basically, it’s all tied to the capital markets and the implosion of the housing market over the past few years. According to Carnevale, when Wall Street went under so did construction – which is closely linked to architecture field.

Loved Degree #2: Bachelor’s in Communications

If there’s one thing we love to do in this age of the Internet, it’s communicating. With everything from Twitter and Facebook to chat rooms and blogs blasting us every minute of every day, a degree in communications seems relevant.

The “Hard Times” report found a 7.4 percent unemployment rate among recent grads of communications. And the unemployment rate for experienced grads was even lower at 6.3 percent.

Hated Degree #2: Bachelor’s in Fine Arts

Loved Degree #3: Bachelor’s in Computer Science

Hated Degree #3: Bachelor’s in Philosophy

Loved Degree #4: Bachelor’s in Nursing

 http://education.yahoo.net/articles/loved_and_hated_degrees.htm;jsessionid=D41BBF588858D17DF0D7DF835D1E327E?kid=1MN32