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Major and Career Exploration

Choosing a major is a big decision, but there are resources and designated career advisors/counselors available to help you make your decision.

Schedule a virtual appointment with your Career Advisor by calling 262-472-1471 or by filling out the Appointment Request Form. Please note that we do not offer same-day appointments.

Major & Career Exploration Resources


Undergraduate Majors & Minors: See the full list of over 50 majors and 119 minors that UW-Whitewater offers for undergratuate students, including available emphases within each major.

Graduate Programs: A list of UW-Whitewater's available Masters degree programs, Doctoral Degree programs and Certificate programs.

Undergraduate Course Catalog: A list of all undergraduate majors and minors at UW-Whitewater including the current courses required to complete each program.

Graduate Course Catalog: A list of all graduate degree programs and certificates at UW-Whitewater including the current courses required to complete each program.

Want to see what career possibilites exist within your major after you graduate? Visit these websites to learn more.

What UW-Whitewater Students Do With This Major: This web page includes a sampling of information about recent UWW graduates and their post-graduation jobs, organized by their colleges and majors. You'll find example job titles, employers that have recently hired students from each major and more.

What Can I Do With This Major?: Whether you're exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this external website will help you connect majors to careers. Note: you may not see the exact name of your major here, but you will find comparable majors.

Want to learn a bit more about a particular occupation? These can help!

O*NET Online: O*NET is a comprehensive database system that collects, organizes, describes, and disseminates data on occupation characteristics and worker attributes for over 1,100 occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Not sure what major is a good fit for you and your interests? A career or skill assessment could help. You'll need to meet with a Career Advisor/Counselor to determine if this resource is a good fit. Schedule an appointment for career/major exploration by calling 262-472-1471 or by filling out the Appointment Request Form. Please note that we do not offer same-day appointments.

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