This is important!

No videos have been added to this channel

This is important!

LDF Plus

College Degrees Employers Want Most
According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, these five degrees are in demand with employers.

nposey@appianway.net

aol.com

By Sarah Tann

Do you want to go…


+ More

College Degrees Employers Want Most
According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, these five degrees are in demand with employers.

nposey@appianway.net

aol.com

By Sarah Tann

Do you want to go back to school and earn a degree that employers actually want?

In their "Job Outlook 2012" report, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) uncovered which college degrees are most wanted by employers in 2012.

The report also noted that the surveyed employers said that they plan to hire 9.5 percent more new graduates between 2011 and 2012 than they did between 2010 and 2011.

New York career expert and psychologist, Eileen Sharaga, is not surprised by these numbers. "Economic reports indicate that employers are starting to hire," says Sharaga, noting that industries like accounting, finance, and computer science are seeing a bright hiring outlook.

So, how exactly do you get these employers to come after you? While there are no guarantees that a specific degree will lead to a job, it might help to know which degrees they are currently targeting.

Keep reading to learn more...
#1 Degree - Finance

If numerical equations don't intimidate you, you might want to consider earning an in-demand bachelor's degree in finance.

Most Wanted: This facts and figures degree is definitely on employers' radar, with the 2012 NACE job outlook report finding that 61.3 percent of surveyed respondents intend to hire finance degree grads.

Typical Coursework: "Finance majors learn how to make financial decisions for organizations" with help from courses that cover topics like planning, raising funds, making wise investments, and controlling costs, notes the College Board, an educational organization that administers aptitude tests like the SAT.

Click to Find the Right Finance Program.

Potential Careers & Average Annual Salaries: It's no surprise this degree is in demand with employers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, you could take a variety of career paths with this degree, including financial analyst ($87,740), personal financial advisor ($90,900), and insurance underwriter ($67,520).*

Browse This Channel

Channels are a simple, beautiful way to showcase and watch videos. Browse more Channels.