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Higher Education in US – College majors that didn’t exist 5 years ago

As the work landscape changes, the educational landscape has to adapt as well. Just in time for graduation (which will likely bring a flood of resumes to recruiters’ inboxes), here are a few majors that probably didn’t exist when you were in college—and why they’re relevant to the growing workforce:

1. Robotics Engineering

What: Bachelor of Science in Robotics Engineering (the first in the country)

Where: Worcester Polytechnic Institute — Worcester, MA

2. Online Journalism

What: Bachelor of Science in Online Journalism

Where: Boston University — Boston, MA

3. Game Design

What: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Entertainment Arts & Engineering Emphasis

Where: The University of Utah — Salt Lake City

4. Cyber Security

What: Bachelor of Business Administration in Cyber Security

Where: University of Texas at San Antonio — San Antonio, TX

5. Human-Computer Interaction

What: Bachelor of Science in Human Centered Design and Engineering

Where: University of Washington — Seattle, WA

6. E-Business/E-Commerce

What: Bachelor of Business Administration in Electronic Business Marketing

Where: Western Michigan University — Kalamazoo, MI

7. Data Science

What: Bachelor of Science in Data Science

Where: University of San Francisco — San Francisco, CA

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at 8 College Majors That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago


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