Explore Majors & Careers
Finding a major or career can be difficult because you just don't know what's all out there. Gaining more information on majors and careers will help you make an informed decision. Below are resources to explore career and major options.
Major Exploration Resources
Explore Majors & Careers page to browse the Majors and Degree Plans offered at UHD as well as our Major Handouts which provide a snapshot of what YOUR experience in a specific major might look like.
What can I do with this major?
Click on each major that interests you to find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.
Employers by Major
Find a list of hundreds of employers in Texas based on major or degree plan.
To begin, click on your area of interest and follow the prompts to narrow your list.
Note: Not all majors are UHD specific. Choose the field that most closely resembles your areas of interest.
Visit your academic adviser to discuss course work needed for various degree and major plans.
Career Exploration Resources
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This resource from the Bureau of Labor Statistics can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
This site is where you can explore good-paying and meaningful careers in growing industries. Find the career that matches your interests and goals right here in Houston or elsewhere in Texas.
Entrepreneur/Freelancer/Small Business Resources:
Click for a detailed list of resources and information regarding freelancing, entrepreneurship, and starting your own business.
Technology Career Resources:
Dice.com Job search engine dedicated to only finding technology jobs
ClearanceJobs.com The largest security-cleared career network, specializes in defense and intelligence jobs for
professionals with security clearances that connects recruiters and security-cleared candidates.
Careers in Athletics:
Winning Sports Careers: The Non-athletes Guide to Finding a Career in Sports.
Medical Career Resources:
All50Medical.com Learn about all the locum tenen, traveling nurse careers, and allied health specialties with in depth career outlooks for each specialty.
Student Mentor connects students and mentors with the advice and people you need to achieve career goals.
Campus Career Coach provides practical information and real-world answers to career questions for college students.
UHD Library Resources to assistant students searching for a career.
Still wondering which major or career fits you?
Call the Career Development Center to schedule a 30 minute appointment today!