Shawnee State University offers a variety of majors and minors that provide the proper tools, coursework, and experiences you need when preparing for your career. With so many possibilities when applying your major to the real world, it can be difficult to choose the right job. Click the links below to explore what you can do with your major.

Not Sure Where To Start?

The Focus 2 offers a few short assessments that can tell us based on your skills and abilities what careers you would be successful in. This program will also tell us what major at Shawnee State University matches up with that career.

Career pathways associated with Ohio "In Demand" jobs.

Fine, Digital, & Performing Arts

Broad Overview: Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.

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Broad Overview: Planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

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Engineering Technologies

Broad Overview: Sketching, drawing, planning, testing, modifying, inspecting, repairing, and assisting with various tasks relating to specific engineering fields.

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English and Humanities

Broad Overview: Editing, teaching, and communicating aspects of writing/literature, society, and culture.

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Allied Health Sciences

Broad Overview: Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

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Mathematical Sciences

Broad Overview: Analyzing, problem-solving, developing, and applying mathematical concepts and theories.

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Natural Sciences

Broad Overview: Analyzing, developing, and applying concepts and theories related to biology, chemistry, physics, and geology.

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Broad Overview: Assisting, documenting/recording, and performing various health-related, personal, and medical-emergency tasks.

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Rehabilitation and Sport Professions

Broad Overview: Assisting, planning, documenting/recording, and performing various health-related, personal, and therapeutic tasks.

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Social Sciences

Broad Overview: Assisting, planning, documenting/recording, and performing various tasks relating to society and social behavior of groups, cultures, organizations, social institutions, and processes.

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Teacher Education

Broad Overview: Teaching/communicating and preparing students in learning basic/fundamental skills related to broad and/or specific subjects.

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Additional Resources

  • O*Net provides detailed descriptions of various careers in addition to information regarding education, salary, job outlook, etc.
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides occupational information for careers including education, salary, job outlook, etc.