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Thinking of your future career goals already? If so, what you study in college can make a big difference to your future job prospects.

According to The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, these are the top five majors with the lowest unemployment rates:

1. Medical technology technician 1.4%

2. Nursing 2.2%

3. Treatment therapy professions 2.6%

4. Medical assisting services 2.9%

5. Agriculture production & management 3.0%

For the rest of the list click here.

If you’re still deciding what you want to do when you get out of school, don’t miss our slideshow with a list of courses to take, potential jobs and one of the most important parts of deciding on a career — salary.

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Classes you’d take: Statistics, biology, learning, psychology of personalities, social psychology Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810 Criminologist: $39,010 to $65,980 Marketing manager: $78,250 Social worker: $26,310 to $42,940 Psychologist: $38,560 to $66,970

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Classes you’d take: General biology, organic chemistry, calculus, physics, evolution Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Veterinarian: $49,050 to $85,770 Physician: $150,267 to $306,964 Optometrist: $62,030 to $115,550 Pharmacist: $66,210 to $87,250 Environmental lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810

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Classes you’d take: Psychology, counseling, history, media, math, English Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Teacher: $39,810 to $44,340 Guidance counselor: $24,350 to $37,520 College professor: $51,545 to $86,437 School administrator: $33,340 to $71,490 Librarian: $33,560 to $54,250

Classes you’d take: Literature, creative writing, history, criticism, comparative literature Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810 Public relations manager: $60,640 Book publisher: $24,030 to $41,280 Adverstising manager: $57,130 Actor: $15,320 to $53,320

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Classes you’d take: Media, history, journalism, sociology, anthropology, business Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Media planner: $60,640 Television reporter: $22,350 to $47,170 Web editor: $30,770 to $56,360 Market researcher: $38,760 to $76,310 Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930

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Classes you’d take: Programming, engineering, calculus, statistics, systems design and analysis Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Software developer: $55,510 to $88,660 Network engineer: $43,290 to $69,530 Systems administrator: $49,000 to $70,250 IT manager: $56,490 and $91,730

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Classes you’d take: Government, economics, statistics, philosophy, history Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Diplomat: $30,000 to $100,000 Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930 Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810 Political scientist: $80,560 Financial analyst: $43,660 to $76,620

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There’s been a positive upswing in private sector jobs for college grads.

 Six million young people are living with their parents.

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With the struggling economy, competitive college admissions and the high cost of paying for a ...

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Want to get paid to eat ice cream, watch TV and fly around the world? ...

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Working at a coffee shop to get by.

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