Explore Majors/Careers

Did you know that there are over 22,000 occupational titles in the United States and over 100 academic majors at ECU? You cannot possibly think about or investigate all of them. You may want to start by learning about different job titles in your major or field of interest, required skills and experience, job outlook in that area, and salary and advancement opportunities. ECU Career Services provides many tools and resources to help you explore these possibilities.




VirtualJobShadow includes innovative tools and resources that blend technology with real-life career knowledge for 21st century learners. Features include; engaging video content, career interest assessments, and digital portfolio. This tool will help you connect your academic major to future career goals. 



Through East Carolina's Degree Explorer tool, you have quick access to information that can help you make one of the most exciting choices of your life-your college major or graduate degree program. We provide you a closer look at each of our degree programs, so you'll be confident with the information you need to make a decision.

ECU Colleges and Academic Programs 

Explore the list of colleges and academic programs by name and degree types.

Academic Advising Contact List

Degree Plan

What Can I Do With a Major In…?




This resource includes North Carolina specific resources on career exploration and fast growing careers.


Occupation Outlook Handbook 

This website has in-depth career information regulated by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics within the United States Department of Labor. Use the search bar to find out information on occupations that includes; salary, daily responsibilities, education requirements, work environments, job outlook, how to secure employment, and similar occupations. 


O*NET Online

The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.


Learn How To Become

An extensive career resource toolkit that includes major and career information, expert driven guides on resumes, job interview preparation, and volunteer opportunities.


Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Learn about 140 different industries and career fields and thousands of professions to find the one right for you.


North Carolina Specific Information:

 NC Employers By Major NC Careers ECU Employment Outlook

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