Southeast Missouri State University

(E)xploring Your Options

Now that you have a more clear understanding of your unique set of interests, skills, strengths, personality & values, you are now equipped to begin the 2nd stage of your journey: Exploring Your Options. Below is a list of resources for you to begin connecting your personal characteristics to possible Southeast majors, specific careers or both.


Majors at Southeast

This link will provide you with a close-up view of the more than 200 areas of study at Southeast.

Holland Codes & Majors at Southeast

Finding a career which you enjoy is incredibly important! Upon completing the Work Interest Assessment section of the Focus 2 Assessment, each Southeast student can access his or her "Holland Code". This code represents your three most prominent interest themes (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional), which can be directly related to the type of work or career you might enjoy. Click here to view lists of specific Southeast Majors you might be interested in based on your unique Holland Code.

What Can I Do With This Major?

Whether you’re exploring several majors or looking to gain further insight into your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers.


This site helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers. From choosing a major to planning for a career, can help to bring clarity and insight into figuring out what’s right for you.


Career One Stop

This site contains a plethora of resources from job market information to occupational videos.


O*Net is a primary source of occupational information, allowing users to search and review hundreds of occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A premier source for career information. The featured profiles cover hundreds of occupations and describe what they do, work environment, how to become one, pay, and more.

Missouri Connections

A web based resource to assist Missouri citizens with everything from exploring different careers to developing job search strategies.


Explore Glassdoor to gain unlimited student access to millions of salaries, company reviews, and specific interview questions from current and former employees at over 280,000 companies. This is a great place to explore companies and occupations.

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Career counselors are available at Career Services every day for one-on-one appointments to provide more individualized assistance to you in your career/major decision-making process. Call Career Services at (573) 651-2583 to set up an appointment today.