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Top In-Demand Degrees In 2019

Austin Winder Sep 27, 2019
Many young people are considering their future and wondering which path they should take in college. It helps to look at what industries are thriving today to help you get of idea of what you want to study.
Enrolling yourself in college can come with major decisions to make. The most important one will be determining what to major in. Many college students end up changing their majors at least once while enrolled. Oftentimes, the change will be a result of finding a career that is in demand.
In-demand careers change with the global economy and do not always stay constant, so it important to not rely only on what is popular now, but what you are truly good at and enjoy studying. For these purposes, we will cover the best degrees that are likely to lead to careers with the best growth potential and job prospects.

1. Engineering

There are many great career options in the engineering field. Some options include mechanical, computer, structural and electric engineering. For many jobs available with this degree, the pay can start in the six figures. High job security and a lucrative salary make it very appealing.

2. Health Science

As life expectancy continues to increase, the demand for health science careers will increase. Those who obtain health science degrees can work in doctor's offices, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, in-home settings and more. Conservationists, geoscientists, forensics and biochemists are great areas to consider as innovation in the industry advances.

3. Business Administration

This degree is in high demand because it offers people the chance to enter various career fields such as analysts, managers, CEOs and more. When you figure out the career path you want, a business administration degree can help you land the role.

4. Computer Science

Today, the field of computer science affects nearly every industry. It is a growing and rewarding field of study. Because of the big data boom, the most in-demand jobs for those with computer science degrees include specializing in information systems management.

5. Registered Nurse

Nurses have always been in high demand and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. They are needed to support doctors in offering life-saving care to patients, advocating for patients in hospitals, and by changing legislature procedures. The healthcare system is changing and creating a higher demand for registered nurses than ever before.

6. Physical Therapy

If you want a rewarding career where you help people, a degree in physical therapy can offer that. Before you can become an official therapist, you will need to earn both your masters and doctorate degrees.
Physical therapists can deal with patient's pain without needing to use medication. People will always want solutions to pain, diseases and injuries. Physical therapy can offer patients a drug-free, non-surgical treatment option.

7. Medical Technology

As the need and demand for nurses continue to grow, the demand for jobs in medical technology will grow as well. Advancements in technology are leading to more options in innovative medical equipment. This is leading laboratories and hospitals into looking to fill their openings for jobs in medical technology fields.

8. Human Resources

As the need and demand for nurses continue to grow, the demand for jobs in medical technology will grow as well. Advancements in technology are leading to more options in innovative medical equipment. This is leading laboratories and hospitals into looking to fill their openings for jobs in medical technology fields.

9. Education

There is a growing shortage of teachers across the country. Choosing a career in education means endless job opportunities and the ability to help play a grand role in changing the landscape of education and preparing future generations for success.
If you are wanting a career based on money, education may not be the best choice. If you have a passion for helping others and making a difference, it is the perfect degree for you.