College Majors that Lead to High Unemployment

A breakdown of how course of study relates to jobless rates

With the rising cost of college comes the question of return on investment, and choosing a major can be a major factor in determining whether it all adds up in the end. Usually a major is chosen based on aptitude, skills and passions, and the opportunities for success can depend on several factors including the individual’s utilization of their degree, the market demand and the availability of job openings in a chosen field.

AOL Jobs has broken down the numbers on how college majors relates to unemployment, detailing which majors can be applied to jobs where jobless numbers are high and which can be applied to those where numbers are low. While choosing a major may not be solely based on these numbers, it’s good to have an understanding of what’s out there in order to know how to strategize.

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