Best Majors for Your Career: 2016-2017, To determine which majors typically come with the best hiring prospects and pay, Kiplinger analyzed data for 215 popular college majors.
Kiplinger looked for courses of study that tend to lead to fat paychecks—both right out of school and farther along your career path. They also sought out majors that are in high demand based on recent online job postings as well as long-term growth expectations for related occupations.
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