Top degrees that help you fetch a job, right after your graduation

After you own a degree, its time for you to find a job, isn't it? So how many of you found it easy to get a job right after your graduation? A very few of you, right? And the remaining are forced to accept jobs that are on their way or they remain unemployed.

That shows how choosing the right course/ degree could create or break your chances of getting a right job after your graduation.


Most of them stay unemployed after their graduation, but why? It all depends on the field you have chosen to make your career. So, before you start your career, its highly important for you to be smart enough to know the priority given to the course/ degree.

In order to help you come out of this confusion, on which are the best courses for a bright future? We have listed out the top 10 degrees/courses that are trending in today's competitive world. The degrees are being rated based on the report of rate of unemployment of recent graduates.

Unemployment rate: 4.8%

According to the unemployment report, nursing degree has the lowest unemployment rate among all recent college graduates. Today, people pay high attention towards health care and this high demand for health services is making this degree/course more trending.

Common courses under this degree are Nutrition, Health Assessment, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Adult Nursing


Unemployment rate: 5.0%

The role of a teacher, i.e. elementary education majors, are reported to have the second lowest unemployment rate among recent graduates. The elementary school workforce is among the oldest in working industry. While a majority of teachers reach their retirement age, there are new vacancies open for these graduates.

Common Courses offered are Teaching Methods, Educational Psychology and Education of the exceptional child


Unemployment rate: 5.2%

This degree is reported to be the third lowest unemployment rate. The demand of services, recreational facilities, and activities are increasing the need for qualified candidates. They are eligible to work as volunteers in agencies, in-charge of recreation facilities like playgrounds, parks, campus, senior centres and more.

Common courses offered under this degree are Program and event planning, Recreation Leadership, Area and Facility Design, and Marketing Recreation Enterprises


Unemployment rate: 5.8%

According to the report, chemistry graduates have the fourth lowest unemployment rate. The recent chemistry graduates are being increasingly hired in the private sector and in manufacturing fields. While more industries continue to get more involved in chemical processing, there are high openings for chemistry graduates.

Common courses in Chemistry are Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Biochemistry and Inorganic Chemistry


Unemployment rate: 5.9%

Choosing this degree/ course is itself a major investment. The report revealed that graduates in this field have the fifth lowest unemployment rate.

Due to the operations in the recovering finance sector is uplifting, strong, and qualified; the ethical finance professionals are highly hired to fill up their vacancies. In today's economy, financial management is treated more extensive part of the economy.

Common courses under Finance are Financial Management, International Finance, Investments and Financial Markets & Institutions.


Unemployment rate: 5.9%

We know that a majority of students hate maths, or they are allergic to maths. But those who actually enjoy playing with numbers have a right choice because the reports say that math graduates have the same low unemployment rate that is same as the finance degree holders.

Common courses offered under Mathematics are Linear Algebra, Modern Geometry, Number Theory and Single-Variable Calculus.


Unemployment rate: 6.0%

Hospitality Management has the seventh lowest unemployment rate. According to the research, hospitality jobs are meant to be very sensitive to the economy. As the economy recovers on one side, travel increases gradually. Hence, there are high openings for graduates in the field of Hospitality Management.

Common subjects under this course are Resort Operations, Hospitality Finance, Marketing, Festival and Event Management and Food Service Operations.


Unemployment rate: 6.4%

Drama and Theater Arts have the eighth lowest unemployment rate among the recent graduates. As the demands for movies and television shows is increasing, the need of more producers and directors and more artists is also increasing. There is all time opportunity for students graduating with a theater and arts degree.

The common courses in this degree are Acting, Directing, Costume Designing, Dramatic Literature and Theater History.


Unemployment rate: 6.4%

Graduates of Family and Consumer Sciences has the same unemployment rate as that of Drama and Theater Arts graduates. As a wide variety of career opportunities exists in this field, graduates can pursue jobs in health and human services agencies, retail operations, government services and even work as consultants.

Common courses offered by this degree are Child Development, Meal Management, Housing, and Family Financial Management.


Unemployment rate: 6.6%

Graduates of Marketing and Marketing Research do not face high unemployment rate. It has the tenth lowest unemployment rate.

As the trending social media continues to be improving in today's world, the need for informed talent, to strategically employ social networking in marketing products and services is also increasing. Hence, graduates in this field are employed across the marketing organisations across the world.

Common courses offered under this degree are Marketing Strategy, Consumer Behavior, Advertising and Promotion, and International Marketing


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