Select a Major

Find resources and information to support you in selecting a major.

Here, you can find resources and advice on how to select the right major for you, and find information for which careers your major will best prepare you.


Self- Assessment

TypeFocus is an online career development program that will assess your personality, interests, skills, and values so you can choose majors and careers that best fit your natural strengths. After completing the assessments, you’ll be given a tailored list of careers (and their corresponding majors at Arcadia!) that MATCH your personal assessment results. Arcadia students and alumni may visit: and create their own account using Access Code: “ArcadiaOCE“.


Exploring Majors

  • You can view the descriptions of all undergraduate majors through the online undergraduate catalog.
  • Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, the What Can I Do With This Major? site will help you connect more than 80 majors to hundreds of career options.
  • You can also view the first employers of Arcadia grads on Career Launchpad.

Undergraduate Advising

Arcadia’s Academic Advisors in the Division of Student Success primarily work with undeclared students, however, they provide general advising and curriculum assistance to all undergraduate students . As an undergraduate, you can contact an Academic Advisor with specific questions about Arcadia’s curriculum.

Meet with a Career Educator

Career Educators are available to guide you through conversations about the connection between majors and careers and key considerations when choosing a major.  Meet with a Career Educator and choose “30 Minute Major Selection, Internship Search, or Career Advising” when requesting your appointment in Handshake.

How to Decide on a Major

How to Decide on a Major was organically published on Vault.

As a college student, you’ll be making the first big decisions of your life. One such decision is choosing a major that is right for you. You’ll have to …

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Best Business Degree Jobs in 2023

When it was your turn to select a major, you may have chosen business, thinking it would give you the most job options when you graduated. And, ultimately, that’s correct! For those with a business degree, jobs are plentiful. However, …

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What Can You Do With a Biology Degree?

Biological science is the study of life and is therefore one of the broadest subjects you can study. Biology encompasses everything from the molecular study of life processes right up to the study of animal and plant communities.

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What to do with a Sports Management Degree

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If you’ve earned a degree in sports management and find yourself asking “what can I do with a sports management degree?” you will be craving some good information on the popular and unique job opportunities that are …

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Career Outcomes

The term Student Outcomes refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6-9 months following graduation, providing a snapshot of Arcadia undergraduates’ success following degree completion. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, along with knowledge gained from faculty, LinkedIn, and phone calls to our graduates, in accordance with national standards. The knowledge rate of outcomes for each class was 86% for the class of 2022, 79% for the class of 2021, 81% for the class of 2020, and 87% for the class of 2019, though response rates vary among colleges and departments.

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