STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. Degrees in these fields are in high demand currently because the world greatly depends on technology and scientific growth. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates there will be roughly 1.2 million job openings in STEM-related fields by the year 2018 and not enough graduates to fill them. Only 16 percent of all completed degrees are expected to be in STEM-related fields by 2020. Find out more here.
The STEM field is vast and there are hundreds of degrees that lead to various occupations. From Animal Science, to Mechanical Engineering to Solar Energy Technology, there is a degree and a job that will likely interest you. Check out a list of degrees here and article on ten unique jobs that you could try to achieve with a STEM degree.
Are you still not sure what the best degree and career path is for you in STEM? Take this personality quiz offered by Purdue University to find out what your best match is.
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