Jobs of the Future: Does a Major Matter?


Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan was a geography major. Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board Alan Greenspan was a music major. And actress Lisa Kudrow majored in biology. Their majors might not match their careers, but their personalities and skills are a dead-on fit. So with college students struggling with the age-old dilemma of what major to study, does it really play such a strong role in career choice?

Donald Asher, author of How to Get Any Job With Any Major, says no.