Choosing a Career or Major
It’s very common to feel unsure about which major and career path is the best one for you – and that’s okay! The world of work is evolving faster than ever, and new pathways emerge all the time. We provide tools and resources to help you explore your personality, strengths and preferences while gaining knowledge about the labor market and various career paths.
The Center for Career Development knows that selecting a major can be overwhelming, so we encourage you to take your time and explore your options by using the career resources below.
Steps to Choose a Major
View this infographic for typical steps Edinboro students take while choosing a major.
Take an Assessment
The Edinboro Traitify assessment reveals information about your personality and traits, and shows you careers and academic majors that may interest you. Free to students, prospective students, and alumni.
View Majors and Minors at Edinboro (Valid 2022-2023)
Edinboro offers a range of majors and minors in dozens of disciplines. View them here.
View PennWest Academic Degree Programs and Concentrations
PennWest will launch in Fall 2022. Existing programs at the California, Clarion and Edinboro campuses will continue for the 2022-2023 academic year. New program requirements/ curriculum versions for most undergraduate programs will begin in Fall 2023. Students enrolled in academic programs prior to the transition will be given clear direction on how to complete their degree requirements.
View the Academic Degree Programs and Concentrations
The Student's Guide to Choosing a Major
This comprehensive guide provides advice and guidance from Best Colleges and how students can choose the right major for them and their goals.