NDSU has your path to fastest growing careers

NDSU offers programs in many disciplines that are in demand and on the rise. Here are a few of the careers projected to have the highest growth potential:

Software developer, cybersecurity expert, app developer 

  • Growth rate: 30.7 percent
  • Average annual wage: $106,700
  • NDSU programs: Computer science, computer engineering
  • Get started: College of Engineering 

 

College health specialty teacher

 

Dietician and nutritionist
  • Growth rate: 14.6 percent
  • Average annual wage: $60,200
  • NDSU programs: Dietetics, exercise science (undergraduate), health, nutrition and exercise science master’s degree, exercise science and nutrition doctoral degree
  • Get started: College of Human Sciences and Education, NDSU Graduate School

 

Computer and information systems managers

 

College art, drama and music teacher

 

Database administrator
  • Growth rate: 11.5 percent
  • Average annual wage: $89,100
  • NDSU programs: Computer science
  • Get started: College of Engineering

 

Civil engineer
  • Growth rate: 11 percent
  • Average annual wage: $86,640
  • NDSU programs: Civil engineering
  • Get started: College of Engineering

 

Financial analyst

 

Industrial engineer
  • Growth rate: 10 percent
  • Average annual wage: $87,040
  • NDSU programs: Industrial engineering and management
  • Get started: College of Engineering

 

Natural sciences manager

 

College mathematical science teacher

 

Computer systems analyst
  • Growth rate: 9.1 percent
  • Average annual wage: $92,700
  • NDSU programs: Computer science
  • Get started: College of Engineering

 

Media artist and animator

 

NDSU has more than 200 combined undergraduate and graduate academic majors. Visit www.ndsu.edu to find the program that best fits you and your career goals. You also can visit NDSU to tour campus and talk to students, faculty and staff.