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Career Outcomes 2017-2018

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Clayton States’ First Destination Survey collects data from our graduating students on their post graduation plans and experiences at the University.

RESPONSE RATE: 1027 RESPONDENTS / 1032 GRADUATES

FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT

90 percent of the 534 graduates that responded and indicated employment, 475 (90%) were employed full time

OTHER POST GRAD PLANS

16% continuing education

1% serving in the military, as a volunteer, or in a service program

STATE & LOCAL IMPACT

92% employed in positions within the Atlanta Metro Area

TOP INDUSTRIES*

Information Technology Film, Television, Digital Media Life Sciences Logistics & Transportation

*data complied from First Destination Survey and information collected by Career Services

Top Industries

Average Annual Salary of Full Time Employed Grads

$40,000

TOP AVG. SALARIES by major

  1. IT {$65K}
  2. Nursing {$61K}
  3. Tech Management {$50K}
  4. Health Sciences {$46K}

TOP MAJORS by full time employment

  1. Nursing
  2. Integrative Studies}
  3. Health Care Management
  4. Psychology & Human Services
  5. MBA
Average Annual Salary

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT

Knowledge & Skill Development = 86% (Excellent-Good)

86% of the students surveyed said that Clayton State was “Excellent/Good” at providing the knowledge and skills needed for a special skill for their career

Career Development Information = 91% (Excellent-Good)

91% of the students surveyed rated Clayton State as “Excellent/Good” at providing a range of information relevant to various career choices

75%

OF GRADS PARTICIPATED IN AT LEAST ONE INTERNSHIP while enrolled at Clayton State