Choosing a Major

We believe students who are still considering a major are on a very important journey. The Office of Career and Professional Development is here to help and guide you in making an informed choice that is right for you.

Explore Your Interests

Focus: a self-paced online tool that will help you explore career paths and select the major area of study to support your career goals.

Schedule an Appointment

Receive individualized assistance by a Career Coach with any career-related issues; including: choosing a major, career options, resume review, cover letters, and other career-related topics.

Speak with an academic advisor who can help students explore majors found within the eight advisement centers.

Attend Workshops

Workshops include: resume writing, interviewing techniques, choosing a major, professionalism, and job search strategies.



  • SCSU Graduate School - Southern Connecticut's graduate studies program.
  • Kaplan Online - Extensive resources for graduate school applicants, medical and law school information, information on nursing, dental school, business, and accounting.
  • Princeton Review - Explore schools and careers, improve your scores and skills for admissions tests, and find scholarships and aid. 
  • - A comprehensive online resource for graduate schools and program information.