College Financial Lesson: The Eight Lowest-Paying Majors
Jim LiebeltJim is Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998. He has served over the years as a pastor, author, youth ministry trainer, adjunct college instructor and speaker. Jim’s culture blog and parenting articles appear on HomeWord.com. Jim is a contributing author of culture and parenting articles to Crosswalk.com. Jim and his wife Jenny live in Olympia, WA.
- 2010 Aug 09
PayScale.com has released a list of eight college degrees that don't really pay off. But remember, money's not everything: working in a fulfilling career may well be worth the tradeoff of a hefty paycheck.
The list, recently profiled on CNN, showed some surprising life-lessons for students:
1. Social Work
2. Athletic Training
3. Recreation and Leisure
4. Interior Design
5. Religious Studies
8. Culinary Arts