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Wondering whether your college education will get you that dream job? Before you go to college, find out your chances of getting hired given the degree or certificate you want to pursue.

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PROGRAM TYPE
Program [Number of programs in TX] Employment Rate  

English and Literature - Bachelor's Programs


Advertising (6) 67%  

Broadcast Journalism (2) 76%  

Communication, General (13) 71%  

Creative Writing (3) 62%  

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia (3) 62%  

English Language and Literature, General (29) 71%  

Health Communication (1) 100%  

Journalism (12) 69%  

Mass Communication/Media Studies (6) 80%  

Organizational Communication, General (1) 74%  

Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing (3) 66%  

Public Relations/Image Management (6) 74%  

Radio and Television (9) 72%  

Rhetoric and Composition (9) 71%  

Speech Communication and Rhetoric (6) 74%  

Writing, General (1) 47%  

Computer Science - Associate Programs


Computer and Information Sciences, General (13) 81%  

Computer and Information Systems Security/Informat (3) 68%  

Computer Programming/Programmer, General (14) 79%  

Computer Science (21) 78%  

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (3) 70%  

Information Science/Studies (2) 55%  

Network and System Administration/Administrator (1) 56%  

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager (10) 72%  

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia, Info Resources Design (5) 71%  

Construction, Trades, and Repair - Certificate Programs


Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician (3) 59%  

Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology (6) 70%  

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician (11) 64%  

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (23) 74%  

Building/Construction Site Management/Manager (1) 60%  

Building/Property Maintenance (2) 75%  

Carpentry/Carpenter (1) 57%  

Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology (1) 80%  

Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician (2) 66%  

Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician (9) 71%  

Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer (4) 77%  

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair (1) 55%  

Electrician (5) 69%  

HVAC and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (13) 68%  

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology (1) 100%  

Lineworker (2) 85%  

Machine Shop Technology/Assistant (1) 87%  

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist (1) 100%  

Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician (1) 75%  

Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter (2) 84%  

Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking* (1) 71%  

Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician (1) 80%  

Tool and Die Technology/Technician (1) 81%  

Welding Technology/Welder (17) 71%  

Business/Marketing - Bachelor's Programs


Accounting (32) 77%  

Actuarial Science (1) 64%  

Banking and Financial Support Services (3) 74%  

Business Administration and Management, General (34) 76%  

Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other (1) 55%  

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (1) 80%  

Business/Commerce, General (19) 73%  

Business/Corporate Communications (1) 73%  

Business/Managerial Economics (8) 69%  

E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce (1) 69%  

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies (4) 75%  

Environmental Management of Business (1) 100%  

Fashion Merchandising (6) 81%  

Finance, General (27) 75%  

Financial Planning and Services (1) 100%  

Hospitality Administration/Management, General (2) 81%  

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management (2) 77%  

Human Resources Development (2) 89%  

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration (5) 87%  

Insurance (1) 80%  

International Business/Trade/Commerce (11) 75%  

Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management (2) 77%  

Management Information Systems, General (23) 77%  

Management Science (2) 84%  

Marketing/Marketing Management, General (31) 79%  

Office Management and Supervision (2) 80%  

Operations Management and Supervision (3) 77%  

Organizational Behavior Studies (1) 83%  

Organizational Leadership (1) 72%  

Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts (1) 77%  

Real Estate (4) 66%  

Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General (2) 80%  

Special Products Marketing Operations (1) 92%  

Tourism and Travel Services Management (2) 73%  

Health/Medical - Associate Programs


Athletic Training/Trainer (1) 58%  

Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist (2) 74%  

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (15) 80%  

Clinical/Medical Social Work (1) 44%  

Dental Assisting/Assistant (3) 82%  

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (16) 82%  

Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician (1) 100%  

Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technician (13) 87%  

Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech (2) 85%  

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) (21) 89%  

Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician (18) 80%  

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (3) 56%  

Histologic Technician (2) 91%  

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training (1) 100%  

Medical Admin/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary (5) 82%  

Medical Radiologic Tech/Science - Radiation Therapist (5) 75%  

Medical/Clinical Assistant (5) 65%  

Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist (4) 67%  

Nursing Administration (1) 29%  

Occupational Therapist Assistant (10) 83%  

Pharmacy Admin and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs (1) 67%  

Pharmacy Technician/Assistant (3) 95%  

Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant (17) 89%  

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies (1) 100%  

Pre-Nursing Studies (1) 39%  

Pre-Pharmacy Studies (1) 100%  

Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician (6) 63%  

Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing (1) 75%  

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (32) 83%  

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (59) 87%  

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (24) 81%  

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling (14) 65%  

Surgical Technology/Technologist (9) 78%  

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology and Vet Assistant (6) 76%  

More information about college and career planning:

Use our Major Choices online calculator to get an idea of what you may earn in your first year after graduation, and how much of those earnings may go toward repaying student loans.

*Data for Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking was incomplete at the time of publishing. This number represents the average employment rate for the program type.



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