Non-Traditional Careers

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Non-Traditional Careers

What is the definition of a non-traditional career?

Working in a field or pursuing a degree program in which the total population is comprised of 25% or less of one gender.

Why choose the non-traditional career path?

  • Interesting and rewarding
  • Higher wages and better benefits
  • Opportunities for more advancement and job satisfaction
  • Alternative path to economic independence

Examples of non-traditional fields and majors:

Women

  • Criminal Justice
  • Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Computer Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering
  • Construction Technology

Men

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Human Services
  • Paralegal Services
  • Dental Hygiene