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College Majors Leading to Most Satisfying Careers are Found in the College of Education and Human Development
November 30, 2015
Business Insider magazine recently listed the college majors that lead to the most satisfying careers. From the article:
"For some, the best jobs are the ones that make the world a better place, and choosing the right college major can help get you there. PayScale recently filtered its salary data… based on the percentage of respondents who said their careers have high meaning."
The result is 20 college majors that may not offer the largest salary, but do have a good chance of leading to a personally rewarding and fulfilling career.
Students at George Mason University can find six of the top majors in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). The college includes the Graduate School of Education and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism.
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#20 — Early Childhood Education
Learn about the two bachelor's/accelerated master's degrees available in early childhood education. Undergraduate students may also choose to minor in early childhood education. Also available are master's degrees, graduate certificates, and a PhD specialization.
#12 — Therapeutic Recreation
Learn about majoring in therapeutic recreation.
#11 — Athletic Training
Learn about majoring in athletic training.
#10 — Counseling
#8 — Elementary Education
#3 — Community Health Education
Click here to read the full article from Business Insider.
George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) includes two schools: the Graduate School of Education, one of the most comprehensive education schools in Virginia, and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. CEHD offers a full range of courses, certificates, and degree programs on campus, online, and on site to more than 4,000 students each year. CEHD is fully accredited by NCATE, and all licensure programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education. George Mason University, located just outside of Washington, DC, is Virginia's largest public research university.
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