Market and job growth has led to new educational opportunities in these ten rising industries.
- Data science: Data scientist was the top job on Glassdoor’s list of “50 Best Jobs in America” from 2016 to 2019 and has been second since.
- Health informatics: Those who enter this career path can take on a number of specialties, including pharmacology, imaging, clinical, IT, and public health.
- Internet of Things: While the IoT demands a specialized skill set, career potential in the field covers a wide range of options since it is not an insular industry.
- Diversity & inclusion: In the past few years there’s been a growing demand for equality and representation leading to more companies hiring D&I specialists.
- Wine and beer: With more options for self-education, winemaking and brewing have become more accessible careers.
- Social media: There’s a rising demand for specialists who know how to leverage social platforms as marketing tools.
- eSports: The number and types of eSports jobs available have more than doubled in the past year.
- Online education: As more education is being done online, there’s a greater need for teachers, designers, and administrators who can innovate the ways in which learning is delivered.
- Cyber security: The unemployment rate for cyber security professionals has been 0% since 2016.
- Environmental science: Those interested in making an impact will find career options in government, the private sector, and academia.
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