Suggested timeframe of completion: January 1- March 1
It’s time to start thinking about what you want to study after high school and how that relates to your goals for your future. Majors and programs of study are specific subject areas that you can specialize in after high school. Certificate programs of study can be as short as 3-6 months, while college majors and degrees can take up to six years to complete.
Don’t worry if you aren’t ready to settle on a major. Remember, right now you’re just exploring to see what’s out there and what might be a good fit, considering your current skills and interests.
Get started by visiting Big Future from College Board and browsing the “majors” category.
Do you see any categories that might relate to careers you find interesting or align with the Career Clusters you have researched in the past? Select three potential majors and ask yourself the following questions: