Career Pathways | Ferris Statewide | Ferris State UniversityPrograms & Degrees by Career Pathway

Where do your interests lie? Ferris State University offers high quality career-oriented degrees at the 2-year and/or 4-year level. All provide you with a challenging hands-on education designed to meet the demands of employers. You can choose from one of these Career Pathways: Arts and Communications; Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology; Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology; Health Sciences; and Human Services.

Arts and Communications

Careers in this path are related to the humanities and performing, visual, literary, and media arts. Are you a creative thinker? Are you imaginative, innovative, and original? This may be the career path for you!

Digital Animation and Game Design BAS
Digital Media Software Engineering BS

Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology

Careers in this path are related to the business environment. Do you enjoy being a leader, organizing people, planning activities, and talking? Do you like to work with numbers or ideas? Do you enjoy carrying through with an idea and seeing the end product? This may be your career path!

Accountancy/Public Accounting BS
Advanced Construction Management Certificate
Automotive Management BS
Business Administration BS
Business Administration BS - Aviation
Business Administration BS - Maritime
Business Administration BS - Professional Track
Computer Information Systems BS
Computer Information Technology BS
Homeland Security: Digital Security & Forensics Certificate
Hotel Management/Restaurant and Food Industry Management BS
Human Resource Management BS
Human Resource Management Certificate
International Business Certificate
Industrial Technology and Management BAS
Information Security and Intelligence BS
Integrative Studies BIS
Manufacturing Engineering Technology BS
Product Design Engineering Technology BS
Quality Technology Certificate

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service, and related technologies. Are you mechanically inclined and practical? Do you like reading diagrams and blueprints, and drawing building structures? Are you curious about how things work? This may be the career path for you!

Advanced Construction Management Certificate
Automotive Management BS
Construction Administration Certificate
Construction Management BS
Digital Media Software Engineering BS
Homeland Security: Digital Security & Forensics Certificate
Industrial Technology and Management BAS
Information Security and Intelligence BS
Manufacturing Engineering Technology BS
Product Design Engineering Technology BS
Quality Technology Certificate

Health Sciences

Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment, and related health technologies. Do you like to care for people or animals who are sick or help them stay well? Are you interested in diseases and in how the body works? This may be your career path!

Health Care Systems Administration BS
Health Information Management BS
Health Information Technology AAS
Nuclear Medicine Technology BS
Respiratory Care AAS

Human Services

Careers in this path are related to economic, political, and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services, and personal services. Are you friendly, open, understanding, and cooperative? Do you like to work with people to solve problems? Is it important to you to do something that makes things better for other people? This could be your career path!

Career & Technical Education MS
Criminal Justice BS
Criminal Justice Administration MS
Curriculum & Instruction MEd
Early Childhood Education BS
Elementary Education BS
Secondary Education BS
Social Work BSW
Special Education Endorsement
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