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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Data/Analytics. 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.

Majors:

Math

Economics

Political Science

Psychology

Sociology

Computer Science

Engineering

 

Careers:

Actuary

Aerospace Technologist/Engineer

Auditor

Benefits Manager/Administrator

Biomedical Engineer

Budget Examiner or Analyst

Business Analyst

Chemical Engineer

Civil Engineer

Claim Adjuster

Commodities Trader

Compensation Analyst

Computer Engineer

Computer Technician

Construction Engineer/Manager

Consultant

Control Systems Engineer

Cost Analyst

Credit Risk Manager

Data Analyst

Demographer

Design and/or Development Engineer

Economic Analyst/Forecaster

Economist

Electrical Systems Engineer

Energy Researcher

Equity Analyst

Federal Government Analyst

Financial Aid Director

Financial Analyst/Economist

Food Engineer

Foreign Trade Analyst

Foundation President

Geotechnical Engineer

Grant Writer

Hardware Development Engineer

Health Policy Planner

Health Research Assistant

Software Systems Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Statistician

Stockbroker

Survey Analyst

Insurance Salesperson

Intelligence Officer

International Trade Specialist

Investment Analysis

Investment Banker

IT Consultant

Lab Technician

Labor Economist

Lobbyist

Management Consultant

Market Research Analyst

Math Teacher

Mathematician

Mechanical Engineer

Network Implementation Manager

Operations Support

Petroleum Engineer

Plans and Review Officer, USIA

Policy Analyst/Researcher

Pollster

Process Engineer

Professor

Program Director/Manager

Programming Analyst

Public Opinion/Survey Analyst

Public Policy Consultant

Public Utility Consultant

Purchasing Manager

Quality Assurance Director

Research Analyst

Research Economist

Research Engineer

Researcher

Risk Analyst

Securities Analyst/Broker

Sociologist

Software Development Manager

Software Engineer

Software Programmer

Water Resources Engineer

Web Developer

Underwriter

Survey Researcher


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