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What is a program of study?

A program of study at a two-year or four-year college or university is the same as a major.

Things to Consider

As you search, take note of factors that are important to you. Some of these may include:

  • Reputation of major or field of study
  • Location of school or facility
  • Cost of program or courses
  • Student body size
  • Faculty/student ratio
  • Availability of online or hybrid (mix of in-class time and online/computer time) courses
  • Apprenticeship or internship, if applicable
  • Extracurricular opportunities (music, athletics, etc.)

How do I find if a college that offers a program that I am interested in?

Use the Education and Training Finder to see the programs of study at a college or university.

Department of Labor CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor,
Employment and Training Administration