Industries They Chose

Class of 2018Industries they chose

100% of responding 2018 graduates reported they achieved their career goal (employment, service or further education) in 40 programs: actuarial science, agri-business, art, biology, business administration, business education, chemistry, coaching/athletic administration, computer information systems, computer science, ecological science, elementary education, English teaching, finance, graphic design, history, human resources, humanities, international business, journalism, literature, management, marketing, mathematics, music education, nursing, physical education, political science, psychology, public relations, religion, secondary education, social work, sociology, Spanish, translation & interpretation, sport management, theatre, writing & rhetoric, and youth ministry & Christian education.

Employment by industry

The top industries employing Northwestern’s 2018 graduates were as follows:

  • Education (28%)
  • Business (16%)
  • Accounting and financial services (13%)
  • Healthcare/health services (12%)
  • Social services (5%)