Science, Technology & Engineering

Science, Technology & Engineering

This career path is focused on planning, managing and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

It is also focused on building linkages in information technology occupations for entry level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

While many majors and minors can prepare you for this career path, we find that students studying certain subjects have a natural connection. Common majors and minors related to career in this area include:

  • Engineering (all majors), Sciences (all majors)

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Career definition is adapted from the National Career Clusters® Framework.

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