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

English and Literature - Bachelor's Programs


Advertising (6) 67% Play Video

Broadcast Journalism (2) 76% Play Video

Communication, General (13) 71% Play Video

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% Play Video

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% Play Video

Radio and Television (9) 72% Play Video

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% Play Video

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

Computer Programming/Programmer, General (14) 79% Play Video

Computer Science (21) 78%  

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (3) 70%  

Information Science/Studies (2) 55%  

Network and System Administration/Administrator (1) 56% Play Video

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

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

Construction, Trades, and Repair - Certificate Programs


Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician (3) 59%  

Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology (6) 70% Play Video

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

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

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

Building/Property Maintenance (2) 75%  

Carpentry/Carpenter (1) 57% Play Video

Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology (1) 80%  

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

Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician (9) 71% Play Video

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

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

Electrician (5) 69% Play Video

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

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology (1) 100%  

Lineworker (2) 85%  

Machine Shop Technology/Assistant (1) 87%  

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist (1) 100% Play Video

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

Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter (2) 84%  

Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking* (1) 71% Play Video

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

Tool and Die Technology/Technician (1) 81% Play Video

Welding Technology/Welder (17) 71%  

Business/Marketing - Bachelor's Programs


Accounting (32) 77% Play Video

Actuarial Science (1) 64% Play Video

Banking and Financial Support Services (3) 74%  

Business Administration and Management, General (34) 76% Play Video

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% Play Video

Environmental Management of Business (1) 100%  

Fashion Merchandising (6) 81% Play Video

Finance, General (27) 75% Play Video

Financial Planning and Services (1) 100% Play Video

Hospitality Administration/Management, General (2) 81% Play Video

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management (2) 77% Play Video

Human Resources Development (2) 89%  

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration (5) 87% Play Video

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% Play Video

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% Play Video

Real Estate (4) 66% Play Video

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

Special Products Marketing Operations (1) 92%  

Tourism and Travel Services Management (2) 73% Play Video

Health/Medical - Associate Programs


Athletic Training/Trainer (1) 58% Play Video

Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist (2) 74%  

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (15) 80%  

Clinical/Medical Social Work (1) 44%  

Dental Assisting/Assistant (3) 82% Play Video

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (16) 82%  

Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician (1) 100%  

Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technician (13) 87% Play Video

Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech (2) 85%  

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

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

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% Play Video

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

Medical/Clinical Assistant (5) 65%  

Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist (4) 67% Play Video

Nursing Administration (1) 29%  

Occupational Therapist Assistant (10) 83% Play Video

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

Pharmacy Technician/Assistant (3) 95% Play Video

Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant (17) 89% Play Video

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

Pre-Nursing Studies (1) 39%  

Pre-Pharmacy Studies (1) 100% Play Video

Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician (6) 63%  

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

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (32) 83% Play Video

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (59) 87% Play Video

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (24) 81% Play Video

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling (14) 65% Play Video

Surgical Technology/Technologist (9) 78%  

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

More information about college and career planning:

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*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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