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Some careers require that you major in a specific subject and others do not.

There are many different types of careers. Some require that you get a specific degree or study a specific major.  Many require that you have a bachelor’s degree and expect you to learn job specific skills in the workplace.

You may need a specific degree if the career you want:

  • Requires a license such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Mental Health Counselor
  • Is in the field of health care like nursing, dentistry, or physical therapy
  • Is in the field of science and technology like computer programmer or lab technician.

Many areas in business are more interested in your transferable skills than your degree.  These skill include:

  • People skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Motivation and initiative

These career can include Sales, Marketing, Management, and Human Resources