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Before choosing a college or degree, you need to know your options! And in Indiana, there are plenty of options to explore. If you’re not sure which type of training is right for you, read about degree options first or explore careers below.

Explore Colleges

The College Navigator allows you to search colleges by size, degrees offered, location and more. Narrow your search and pick the program that’s right for you. You can also explore colleges and other college planning resources with the College Board’s Big Future website.

For more specific information on Indiana's colleges' recommended grade point average (GPA), type of high school diploma and more, visit our College GO! Week website.

Explore Careers

Curious what you’ll need to know and do in a specific career? The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook lets you search by career (like graphic designer) or by occupational field (like farming) to see up-to-date career profiles. Learn about the training and education needed, earnings, current job prospects, what workers do on the job and work conditions.

Another great resource is My Next Move. You'll be able to search by industry to see careers linked to those you already think you like.

If you’re in grades K-8, you can explore careers with the A-Z List of Careers, or search by school subjects you like.

The Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs list shows the fastest-growing, high-wage jobs in Indiana right now. Learn about average salaries, read about education/training requirements and view videos of Indiana professionals.

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