Career Pathways

Find a career that's right for you

Whether you've decided on a career or are still undecided, Bay College will help explore a career pathway that works for you. Together, we’ll help you connect courses, skills and credentials. You’ll be ready to start working in the field or continue your education by transferring to a four-year universityO*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!

Applied Technology

Gain real world, hands-on experience using cutting edge technology for a career in industrial, municipal and environmental operations.

Welder
  • Welder
  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Operations manager
  • Water Treatment Tech
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Environmental Manager
  • Technology Engineer
  • Repair Technician
  • Robotic Systems Tech
APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CAREERS

Art and Communication

Expand your creativity and express yourself through design, literature, language, multi-media, and theater.

Female photographer
  • Photographer
  • Journalist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Gallery Manager
  • Broadcaster
  • Illustrator
  • Author
  • Art Curator
  • Editor
  • Web Designer
ART AND COMMUNICATION CAREERS

Business

Explore the many areas of the business world focusing on accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, selling, marketing, and management.

Male business professional
  • Market Manager
  • Market Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Manager
  • Financial Adviser
  • Loan Officer
  • Actuary
  • Insurance Agent
  • Paralegal
BUSINESS CAREERS

Computer and Information Technology

Optimize computer networks, secure data, manage information and develop applications in this ever-changing, opportunity rich field.

Female holding a laptop
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Geospatial Technician
  • GIS Administrator
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Information Systems Security
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREERS

Criminal Justice and Law

Protect your community, state, nation and the world so that all may live in a safe and secure environment.

Police officer using a radio
  • Police Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Security Manager
  • Sherif Deputy
  • Security Guard
  • Prison Guard
  • Detective
  • Law Clerk
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LAW CAREERS

Health Care

Focus on improving health, enhancing quality of life, patient care and saving lives in this high demand, fast growing job market.

Female nurse with stethescope
  • Doctor
  • Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Paramedic
  • Phlebotomist
  • Lab Technician
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Nurse (BSN, MSN)
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
HEALTH CARE CAREERS

Human Service, Social Science and Education

Develop your passion for people in careers dedicated to helping those in need, educating future generations and advancing communities.

Male counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Social Services
  • Counselor/Therapist
  • Health Educator
  • Psychologist
  • Historian
  • Librarian
  • Child Center Worker
  • Education Administrator
  • Religious Worker
HUMAN SERVICES, SOCIAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION CAREERS

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Research, analyze, innovate, design, and advance technology to shape the future in high demand, high paying STEM careers.

Female scientist in a lab
  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Physicist
  • Astronomer
  • Botanist/Forester
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Economist
  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Pharmacist
STEM CAREERS
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