Choose a Major/Explore Careers

All students should choose their major before they develop their education plan. Choosing a major and a career is a process that can include exploring one’s interests and skills through college classes, internships, volunteer and/or work experiences, as well as leisure activities.Students exploring majors and careers can benefit from:

Career Counseling

Meet with a Career Counselor to help you choose a major and explore careers. It’s helpful to see a Career Counselor if you:

Career counselors are committed to providing guidance, information, and support to facilitate your career development journey.  We focus on YOU and assist you with a process to help you determine your educational and career goals. Remember, this process takes time, so visit us during your first semester at MiraCosta College.

A Career Counselor will help YOU:

Call the Career Center at 760.795.6772 to schedule an appointment.

Take A Career Assessment

Self-Scoring Assessments 

Check out these great resources – no appointment necessary.

Counselor Interpreted Assessments

Call the Career Center at 760.795.6772 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor prior to completing the following assessments:

Career Exploration Resources

Password Protected Sites

The Career Center offers programs to help you explore majors and careers. Please call 760.795.6772 or stop by Bldg. 3700 on the Oceanside campus to get your password.

Non-Password Protected Sites

Informational Interviews

Informational Interviews are a great way to gain inside information about a particular occupation. Make an appointment with a career counselor to learn more about this method of job exploration or view this site:

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