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What can I do with this major?

​Computer Science majors have a variety of options available to them after graduation. Many of our students pursue further education with either graduate school ie.(Masters / Doctorate) or professional school ie. (Teaching / Law). Please note that many or most of the careers listed below require additional degrees, diplomas, certificates or specialized training.

Accountant Estate Planner
Actuary Field Specialist
Aerospace Engineer Financial Consultant
Air Traffic Control Hydrogeologist
Applications Analyst Installation and Test Specialist
Applications Programmer Inventory Control Specialist
Applied Science Technologist Investment Agent
Artificial Intelligence Specialist Manager of Computer Facilities
Astronomer Market Research Analyst
Auditor Mathematician
Biometrician Meteorologist
Business Analyst Physicist
Commodity Manager Production Manager
Compensation / Benefits Administrator Quality Assurance Analyst
Computer Analyst Rate Analyst
Computer Consultant Robotics
Computer Marketing Representative Satellite Communications Specialist
Computer Programmer Software Engineer
Computer Sales Software Support Specialist
Computer-Aided DesignerConsumer Sciences Software Technician
Contract Administrator Statistician
Cost Estimator / Analyst Systems Development
Courseware Development Specialist Teacher
Cryptographer Technical Support Representative
Data Control Administrator Technical Writer
Data Processing Director Transportation Planner
Demographer Treasury Management
Economist Underwriter
Electronic Data Processing Auditor Urban Planner
Engineer Web Designer
Environmental Technologist  

If you have further questions about how to expand your career search, make an appointment with one of our career counsellors, or attend one of the career planning seminars offered several times a year on campus. These seminars are free of charge. Please contact Career Education Services at 705.474.3450 ext. 4459.

Sources used in developing these lists include: Job Futures (HRDC) http://jobfutures.ca/

Yerema, Richard., (2004) The Career Directory. Mediacorp Canada Inc. Toronto.

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