Program Spotlight

University of North Carolina System|All Public Universities|Computer Science|Bachelor's Degree|2016
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Computer Science

Bachelor's Degree: All Public Universities

Computer Science focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Students learn principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

Computer Science

Why are we spotlighting this program

This is one of the highest paid programs for bachelor's degree graduates.

Schools offering this program

14

Average wage after graduation, Graduation year 2016

Top employment industries 5 years after graduation

University of North Carolina System|All Public Universities|Audiology/Audiologist & Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist|Bachelor's Degree|2016
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Audiology/Audiologist & Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Bachelor's Degree: All Public Universities

This program prepares individuals to work as both audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Includes instruction in a variety of communication disorder studies, audiology, speech pathology, language acquisition, and the design and implementation of comprehensive therapeutic and rehabilitative solutions to communications problems.

Audiology Speech Pathology

Why are we spotlighting this program

This program has the highest share of graduates who chose to pursue a graduate degree after earning their bachelor's.

Schools offering this program

2

Bachelor's Degree graduates pursuing a Graduate degree

Top employment industries 5 years after graduation

University of North Carolina System|All Public Universities|Business Administration & Management, General|Bachelor's Degree|2017
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Business Administration & Management, General

Bachelor's Degree: All Public Universities

This program prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Students learn management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Business Administration & Management

Why are we spotlighting this program

This program has one of the highest number of graduates in North Carolina.

Schools offering this program

15

Number of graduates

Employed 1 year after graduation

University of North Carolina System|All Public Universities|Elementary Education & Teaching|Bachelor's Degree|2017
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Elementary Education & Teaching

Bachelor's Degree: All Public Universities

This program prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations.

Elementary Education & Teaching

Why are we spotlighting this program

This is one of the programs with the highest proportions of female students.

Schools offering this program

13

Number of graduates

Average wage after graduation, Graduation year 2017

NC Community College System|All Community Colleges|Mechanical Engineering Technology|Associate's Degree|2016
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Mechanical Engineering Technology

Associate's Degree: All Community Colleges

This program prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Graduates will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology.

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Why are we spotlighting this program

This is one of the highest-paid programs for associate degree graduates.

Schools offering this program

21

Average wage after graduation, Graduation year 2016

Top employment industries 5 years after graduation

NC Community College System|All Community Colleges|Welding Technology|Certificate|2016
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Welding Technology

Certificate: All Community Colleges

This program provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in welding and metalworking industries.  Career opportunities exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, as well as self-employment.

Welding

Why are we spotlighting this program

This is one of the most popular programs based on the overall number of credentials awarded.

Schools offering this program

55

Number of graduates

Top employment industries 5 years after graduation

NC Community College System|All Community Colleges|Mechatronics Engineering Technology|Associate's Degree|2016
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Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Associate's Degree: All Community Colleges

This program studies mechanical, electronical, electrical, and computing devices. Homes, businesses, vehicles, and industries depend upon these technologies to be energy efficient, productive, modern, durable, functional, and exceptional.  Students who can master mechatronic and automation skills will have little difficulty landing rewarding careers.

Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Why are we spotlighting this program

This is one of the highest-paid programs for associate degree graduates.

Schools offering this program

23

Average wage after graduation, Graduation year 2016

Employment rate after graduation, Graduation year 2016