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Business & Industry

Explore creative and consumer-focused careers in a variety of businesses and industries.

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Consumer Affairs

Make an impact on the development, delivery, and evaluation of consumer goods. Consumer affairs specialists are involved in consumer advocacy and protection, law and legislation, and financial planning and counseling. 

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Dietetics & Nutrition

Help maintain and improve the health of individuals and groups. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and other nutrition professionals promote a healthy lifestyle and prevent and treat nutrition-related diseases.

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Emergency Management

Lead the response efforts for natural disasters and other emergency situations. Emergency service administrators prepare for and mitigate emergencies.

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Fashion Design

Design original clothing, accessories, or footwear. Fashion designers sketch their design ideas, spot clothing trends, and select styles, colors, and fabrics for a clothing collection. 

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Fashion Merchandising

Focus on the business side of fashion. Fashion merchandisers strategize the best way to advertise and sell clothes. They identify trends, track inventory, and look for ways to increase profits.

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Fitness

Help people achieve their fitness goals. Fitness professionals evaluate peoples' overall health and create customized exercise programs that increase their physical performance, strength, endurance, and flexibility.

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Food Science

Use chemistry and the application of other scientific knowledge to understand food. Food scientists analyze the nutritional value of food, uncover new food sources, and make sure food is safe for consumption.  

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Health Care Administration

Help manage the business side of health care. Health care administrators create and implement policies and procedures, supervise staff, manage finances, and maintain records to improve healthcare services. 

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Hospitality Management

Create an exceptional experience for guests and increase business profits. Hospitality managers are responsible for the daily operation of restaurants, hotels, clubs, casinos, cruise ships, and other entertainment centers.

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Nursing 

provide and coordinate patient health care. Nurses help prevent illnesses, administer medicine, educate patients and their families about health conditions, and provide much-needed emotional support. 

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Public Policy & Administration

Make a large impact on the community by pursuing a career in public service. Public administrators lead and manage public, community-based, and non-profit organizations. 

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Recreation Management

Oversee recreational programs at parks, sports facilities, community centers, and other institutions. Recreation managers plan, organize, and direct recreation and leisure programs. 

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Social Work 

Empower culturally-diverse, vulnerable individuals, families, and communities. Social workers help people deal with serious problems that occur due to neglect, abuse, domestic violence, mental health, and substance abuse.

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Sports Industry

Teach athletes the skills they need to succeed. Athletic leaders, coaches, and sports psychologists use their knowledge of sports and how the body and mind work to improve athletic performance.