A Guide to STEM Careers

Below you can find a list of STEM majors and careers divided by category provided by ACT.

You can also visit the link below which does an amazing job at describing some of the most popular STEM degrees to help you gets started in picking a major.


Science Majors/Occupations

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Biology, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Sciences and Technology
  • Forestry
  • Genetics
  • Geological and Earth Sciences
  • Horticulture Science
  • Marine/Aquatic Biology
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Natural Resources Conservation, General
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Physical Sciences, General
  • Physics
  • Science Education
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Management
  • Zoology

Computer Science and Mathematics Majors/Occupations

  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Business/Management Quantitative Methods, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Network/Telecommunications
  • Computer Science and Programming
  • Computer Software and Media Application
  • Computer System Administration
  • Data Management Technology
  • Information Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Statistics
  • Webpage Design

Medical and Health Majors/Occupations

  • Athletic Training
  • Chiropractic (Pre-Chiropractic)
  • Dentistry (Pre-Dentistry)
  • Emergency Medical Technology
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Health/Medical Technology, General
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Radiologic Technology
  • Medicine (Pre-Medicine)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nursing, Practical/Vocational (LPN)
  • Nursing, Registered (BS/RN)
  • Optometry (Pre-Optometry)
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pharmacy (Pre-Pharmacy)
  • Physical Therapy (Pre-Physical Therapy)
  • Physician Assisting
  • Respiratory Therapy Technology
  • Surgical Technology
  • Veterinarian Assisting/Technology
  • Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Vet)

Engineering and Technology Majors/Occupations

  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural/Bioengineering
  • Architectural Drafting/CAD Technology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Architecture, General
  • Automotive Engineering Technology
  • Biomedical Engineering- Electrical
  • Biomedical Engineering -Mechanical
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Construction Engineering/Management
  • Construction/Building Technology
  • Drafting/CAD Technology, General
  • Electrical, Electronic, and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical/Biomedical Engineering Technology
  • Engineering (Pre-Engineering), General
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Environmental Control Technologies
  • Environmental Health Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Production Technologies
  • Mechanical Drafting/CAD Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Military Technologies
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Quality Control and Safety Technologies
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Surveying Technology

If your main interest is engineering, below I provided some links to help you discover some of the most popular engineering fields. This website does an amazing job at covering each engineering type listed below:

Mechanical Engineering


Electrical Engineering


Aerospace Engineering


Biomedical Engineering


Civil Engineering


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