College Majors

Selecting a college major can be challenging for some students. Learn more about the types of college majors available to you.

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Making a Valuable College Decision

Oct 29, 2021

Making a Valuable College Decision

Choosing a college major is an important decision. Explore this interactive tool that can help you evaluate your college return on investment.

Communications Degree - College Majors

Sep 16, 2021


Communications major studies past, current and future trend of media and its influences. Learn more about a communications degree and if it's right for you.

Mathematics Major- College Majors

Aug 04, 2021

Majoring in Mathematics

A math major studies theorems and formulas within math subjects. Learn more about mathematics as a college major to help you decide if it's the right choice.

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Civil Engineering - College Majors

Mar 26, 2021

Civil Engineering

Considering majoring in Civil Engineering? Learn what civil engineer majors do for a career and their expected salaries.

Computer Science - College Majors

Mar 22, 2021

Computer Science as a Major

Computer science majors study how computers process, store and solve information. Learn more about this expanding college major, including potential career paths, knowledge requirements and more.

Best College Majors to Become a Teacher

Mar 19, 2021

Best College Majors to Become a Teacher

Did you know that you don’t need to be an education major to become a teacher? There are a number of other majors you can pursue that can help you enrich your teaching career.

Law Degree - College Majors

Mar 16, 2021


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Education Degree - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021

Majoring in Education

Education majors focus on the management, methods and principles of teaching students from elementary to secondary school. Learn about an education degree to see if this college major is right for you.

Pharmacology - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021

What is Pharmacology?

Pharmacology majors study the effect drugs have on the human body. Learn more about pharmacology as a major and potential professions with help from Discover Student Loans.

Nursing - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021


Nursing is one-on-one patient care within the healthcare field. Learn more about nursing majors to see if this college degree is right for you.

Mechanical Engineering - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is for people who enjoy complex problem solving and figuring out how things work. Learn more about this college major.

Advertising and Marketing - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021

Advertising and Marketing

Advertising and marketing is for people who have writing and creative skills and can work well in teams. Learn more about this fast-paced college major, including potential careers and salary expectations.

Biological and Agricultural Engineering - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Biological and agricultural engineering is the science of food production, processing and distribution. Learn about this college major to see if it is for you.

Accounting - College Majors

Mar 15, 2021


Accounting focuses on the financial aspects of business, including analyzing, tracking and evaluation of expenses. Learn more about this college major.

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