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Want A Job? Study Accounting, Actuarial Science

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Want A Job? Study Accounting, Actuarial Science

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Want A Job? Study Accounting, Actuarial Science

Want A Job? Study Accounting, Actuarial Science

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The Wall Street Journal has a chart showing which college degrees lead to the best — and worst — chances of employment. It's based on 2010 Census data. At the top, with zero unemployment are accounting and actuarial science — that is the science of risk assessment.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And our last word in business is in business is: shrinking chances. The Wall Street Journal has a chart showing which college degrees lead to the best - and the worst - chance of employment. It's based on 2010 Census data. At the top, with zero unemployment are accounting and also actuarial science - that is the science of risk assessment. At the bottom, with a jobless rate of nearly 20 percent, graduates in clinical psychology. And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

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And I'm Steve Inskeep.

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