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Social Sciences & Education

Political Sciences

Political Science

Best candidates: students should be skilled in speaking, speech clarity, oral comprehension, and active listening.

Types of jobs: Political Scientist, State-Federal Relations Deputy Director, International Affairs Vice President, and Politician.

Average salary in the U.S.: $117.570

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 700 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 3% increase.

Psychology

Psychology

Best candidates: students who are great active listeners, socially  perceptive, and possess complex problem solving skills.

Types of jobs: Clinical Therapist, Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, and Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.

Average salary in the U.S.: $76.990 – $97.260+ (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 12.100 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 14% increase.

Journalism

Journalism

Best candidates: students who are able to speak with clarity, have reading comprehension and writing skills along with basic critical thinking skills.

Types of jobs: Journalist, General Assignment Reporter, Television News Reporter, News Director, Television Reporter, Sports Writer,Television News Anchor, Reporter, and Staff Writer.

Average salary in the U.S.: $41.260

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 3.700 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 10% decrease.

Higher Education Major and Minor on campus

Higher Education

Best candidates: students who have good oral expression, written expression and oral and written comprehension as well as patience.

Types of jobs: University/College Professor,  Professor of Education ,Faculty Member, and Education Administrator.

Average salary in the U.S.: $64.780 (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 6.600 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 10% increase.

General Education major in the university

General Education

Best candidates: students who have skills in instructing, social perceptiveness, active listening, and observation as well as patience.

Types of jobs: Teacher (various grade levels & subjects), Kindergarten teacher, Science Teacher, Math Teacher, and Physical Education Teacher.

Average salary in the U.S.: $55.470 – $58.600

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 26.200-50.500 more jobs in this field by 2026. An 8-10% increase.

Charlotte

Best candidates: students who possess skills in inductive and deductive reasoning, complex problem solving, critical thinking and communication.

Types of jobs: Market Researcher, Business Development Specialist, Demographic Analyst, Client Service, Consulting Manager, Market Analyst, and Marketing Manager.

Average salary in the U.S.: $63,120 – $134,290 (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 77,100 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 23% increase.