22 Oct '11, 12pm

Trying to figure out what to study? New report suggests you would do well in science, tech, engineering or math

NEW YORK - If you're trying to figure out what to study in college, a new report suggests you would do well choosing a major in science, technology, engineering or math. The report, based on Census and National Science Foundation data analysed by the Georgetown University Centre on Education and the Workforce, shows that professions that depend heavily on skills learned in these fields are the second-fastest growing occupational group in the United States, after healthcare. While traditional fields like computer engineering and laboratory research make up about 5 per cent of the work force, demand for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills is spreading far beyond, to occupations in manufacturing, utilities, transportation and mining, as well as to sales and management. As a result, the study, by Mr Anthony Carnevale, Ms Nicole Smith and Ms Michelle Melton,...

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