Western Kentucky University

Looking for a Major

You’re not alone, it happens to everyone!

It’s not unusual to be undecided about a major, so DON’T PANIC. Our counselors at the Center for Career and Professional Development have just the right help available for you so start figuring things out and get going.

Get things started: Find a Career

CCPD counselors can help you by doing a brief assessment that looks at what you like to do, are good at, or comes natural! Researching various career paths, and learning about the skills, and education requirements can totally put you on the right track for narrowing your options –when it comes to deciding a Major.

Checkout  it out: MyPlan

MyPlan is available to all students enrolled at WKU, cool right? Yes, this website is also another way to figure out your career path by taking and it is all achieved by taking a series of online assessments that’ll help you choose an academic major or career. It comes up with the results quickly and it bases it off from the evaluation of your personality, preferences for activities, skills, and interests.!

  • To use MyPlan, go to http://wku.edu/career.
  • **Click on the Student Tools tab and Select TopJobs Login.
  • ***Students enrolled at WKU are automatically registered within TopJobs; but make sure to request your TopJobs password by entering your NET ID and clicking on “Forgot Password”. If you have difficult call the Center for Career and Professional Development at (270) 745-3095.***

So what's next, Try "What can I do with this Major?!

This is the big question after the list comes up, from the quick assessments you probably took, and we’re glad to tell you about the opportunities they can bring to your future!
 If you go to our website (http://wku.edu/career) and click on Find a Major it’ll show you a chart with tons of them, and once you click yours, even more options of what you can do with it will pop up. That’s right, careers you can endeavor and will become true if you pursue that, or those, certain career.

 Last Modified 8/19/13