The overall highest in demand major with an increase of 69% is engineering. Second place goes to business with an increase of 63%. Other majors expected to have an increase in 2012 include accounting, computer science and economics.
So you may be saying to yourself “these majors are in demand, but do they pay well?” The answer is, YES! These fields are also the fields with the highest-paying jobs. According to a survey done by NACE this year the median starting salary for graduates will be above $40,000. The median starting salary for engineering will be more than $58,000.
Does engineering or business interest you? Globe University and Minnesota School of Business have just developed a new Engineering Drafting & Design program. More interested in business? We offer Business Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Cosmetology Business, as well as our MBA and DBA programs.