STEM Major

High school students interested in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields can generally expect to have a wide range of rewarding career possibilities available to them after college graduation. There is not any singular STEM college major. Instead, there are many potential majors that students should consider if they intend to pursue a career in one of the STEM fields.

HelloCollege offers STEM career services designed to help students evaluate possible future career options and major courses of study. When you are able to determine which STEM careers and majors best fit your goals, interests and abilities, your likelihood of finding the right college matches increases.

STEM-Related Careers to Consider

With four related but distinct areas, there is wide variety to consider when it comes to careers in STEM fields. College-bound students may want to explore and evaluate the following options:

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Astronomer
  • Biochemist
  • Chemical engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Computer engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Health and safety engineer
  • Mathematician
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Medical scientist
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Physicist
  • Software developer
  • Statistician
  • Toxicologist
  • Transportation engineer
  • Wildlife conservationist

This STEM careers list for students represents many of the most popular choices for college graduates with STEM-related degrees, but there are many other possible careers not included on this list.

Common STEM Field Majors

Selecting the right college major can improve your chances of obtaining a job in a STEM-related field. However, with so many majors from which to choose, it can be difficult to know which option to pursue. The following list of STEM college majors represents just some of the majors offered at the thousands of colleges and universities across the U.S.:
  • Aeronautics
  • Agriculture
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Earth Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Exercise Sciences
  • Geology
  • Health Sciences
  • Horticulture
  • Information Technology
  • Marine Science

Make Informed Decisions with STEM Career Services from HelloCollege

Exploring your options is easier with HelloCollege. We offer individualized STEM career services to help students understand their choices. Our college major exploration services will help you evaluate STEM college majors, as well as majors in any other field of study. Whether you know you want to look at STEM-related careers or learn more about potential options, HelloCollege can help determine your strengths and narrow your list of colleges and universities for applications and admission. This can improve your chances of satisfaction and success.Contact HelloCollege to learn more about how we work with students and their parents, and about how we can help you make more informed, impactful decisions about your school and college major choices.
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