Career Services

Major and Career Exploration

Deciding on a major and a career is an important decision. By choosing a major that fits with your interests, abilities, values and circumstances, you are more likely to enjoy the classes you take, feel academically challenged and be motivated to finish your degree. 

Here are some resources that will help in the decision making process.  We would be happy to meet with you to discuss an action plan for choosing a major.

UToledo's Major and Programs

Explore more than 250 majors and degree programs offered at UT - chances are if you are thinking of a career, we offer a degree to get you there!

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Utoledo Career ClusterS

Career Clusters contain occupations in the same field of work that require similar skills. Students, parents, and educators can use Career Clusters to help focus education plans towards obtaining the necessary knowledge, competencies, and training for success in a particular career pathway. (O*NET)

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EPIC Toledo

EPIC Toledo is the largest young professional group in the Toledo Region. UToledo students and employees are able to join EPIC, as part of The University of Toledo's corporate membership.

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Focus 2 Career Assessment

Focus 2 is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students that is designed to help you make decisions about future career goals and education plans. Focus 2 provides five self-assessments to help you identify your top work interests, values, skills, personality type, and leisure time interests and explore occupations and major areas of study compatible with your personal attributes. Students use Focus 2 to help choose or change their major and also to verify their choice of a career field. To get started on Focus 2, create an account using the access code: Rockets. Please note that Focus 2 is only available to currently enrolled UToledo students only.

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O*Net Online

The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

The nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2016–2026 decade.

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Ohio Means Jobs

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Assess your skills and map out your career plan, search for jobs in your area and post your resume for Ohio employers.


Search through millions of resumes, post jobs for Ohio job seekers and find programs to improve your workforce.

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Last Updated: 6/27/22