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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Architecture/Design. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.



Architectural Engineering


Industrial Design



Visual Arts



Advertising Executive



Architectural Drafter

Architectural Engineer

Architectural Historian

Architectural Journalist

Architectural Tour Guide

Art or Creative Director

Branding Specialist

Building Conservation/Preservation Specialist

Building Contractor

Building Inspector

Building Sustainability Specialist


Civil Engineer

Construction Engineer/Manager


Cost Estimator

Design and/or Development Engineer

Editor: Film, Media, Photo, Video, Web

Facilities & Operations Manager

Graphic Designer/Artist


Industrial Designer

Interactive Designer

Interior Architect

Interior Designer

Landscape Architect

Marketing Executive

Packaging Designer

Photographer (Professional)


Physical Plant Director

Product Development Engineer

Project Manager

Property Manager

Public Relations Specialist

Research Engineer

Set & Exhibit Designer

Site Operations Manager

Storyboard Artist

Structural Engineer

Urban Planner

User Interface Designer

Video Game Designer

Web Application Developer


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