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Federal Jobs By College Major

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Working for the Federal Government can be a wonderful career choice. However, finding the right job for you, based on your interest and academic major, can be a little confusing. So, to help you narrow your Federal job search, we’ve put together a list of academic majors and federal occupations directly related to those majors. Occupations with an asterisk (*) require an academic degree or coursework in a particular area of study for entry into the occupation. For other occupations, experience or a combination of related coursework and experience may be substituted for a degree. The academic majors and occupations listed are not all-inclusive. You can begin your Federal job search on the Federal USAJOBS website (usajobs.gov) by using the four-digit “Series Number” of the federal occupation listed under the major. We wish you the best of luck on your federal job search!

Accounting

Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244
Accounting 0510*
Auditing 0511*
Internal Revenue Agent 0512*
Financial Institution Examining 0570
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Contracting 1102
Industrial Property Management 1103
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Printing Services 1654
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science 1510*

Agriculture

General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences 0401*
Fish and Wildlife Administration 0480*

Agricultural Economics

Commissary Management 1144
Agricultural Program Specialist 1145

Agronomy

Agronomy 0471*
Agricultural Program Specialist 1145

Animal Sciences

Physiology 0413*
Animal Science 0487*

Animal or Poultry Science / Husbandry

Agricultural Program Specialist 1145

Anthropology

General Anthropology 0190*

Applied Sciences

Industrial Specialist 1150
Archeology 0193*

Architecture

Community Planning 0020*
Architecture 0808*
Construction Analyst 0828
Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020Visual Information 1084
Archival ScienceArchivist 1420*

Art History

Visual Information 1084

Art Therapy

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist 0638*

Astronomy

Geophysics 1313*
Astronomy and Space Science 1330*
Navigational Information 1361

Atmospheric Science

Meteorology 1340*

Auditing

Pension Law Specialist 0958

Banking

Financial Institution Examining 0570
Pension Law Specialist 0958

Banking Law

Financial Institution Examining 0570

Behavior Sciences

Social Sciences 0101*

Biological Sciences

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences 0401*
Fish and Wildlife Administration 0480*
Fishery Biology 0482*
Wildlife Biology 0486*Consumer Safety 0696*
Document Analysis 1397Hospital Housekeeping Mgmt 0673
Biology
Ecology 0408*
Medical Technologist 0644*
Food Technology 1382*

Botany

Botany 0430*
Plant Physiology 0435*

Building Construction

Construction Analyst 0828

Business

Contracting 1102 Actuarial Science 1510*

Business Administration

Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244
Telecommunications 0391
Financial Institution Examining 0570
Hospital Housekeeping Management 0673
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Industrial Property Management 1103
Trade Specialist 1140
Commissary Store Management 1144
Agricultural Program Specialist
1145 Industrial Specialist 1150
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Facility Operations Services 1640
Printing Services 1654
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Business Law

Trade Specialist 1140
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Cartography

Navigational Information 1361
Cartography 1370*

Chemistry

General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences 0401*
Fish and Wildlife Administration 0480*
Medical Technologist 0644*
Hospital Housekeeping Management 0673
Consumer Safety 0696*
Chemistry 1320*
Food Technology 1382*

Civil Engineering

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
Land Surveying 1373*

Commerce

Printing Services 1654
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Commercial Art

Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020
Visual Information 1084
Printing Services 1654
Commercial Law
Financial Institution Examining 0570
Trade Specialist 1140
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Communications

General Arts and Information 1001

Community Development

Public Health Educator 1725*

Community Planning

Community Planning 0020*

Computer Science

Telecommunications 0391
Actuarial Science 1510*
Computer Science 1550*
Quality Assurance 1910
Information Technology Management 2210

Correctional Administration

Correctional Institution Admin 0006

Cotton Technology

Textile Technology 1384*

Creative Arts Therapy

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist 0638*

Criminology

Correctional Institution Admin 0006
Document Analysis 1397

Cultural Anthropology

Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*

Dairy Science

Animal Science 0487*

Dairy Technology

Food Technology 1382*

Dance Therapy

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist 0638*

Dietetics

Dietitian and Nutritionist 0630*

Drafting

Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020
Visual Information 1084

Earth Science

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023

Economics

Community Planning 0020*
Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
Unemployment Insurance 0106
Economist 0110*
Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
Workforce Research and Analysis 0140*
Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244
Financial Institution Examining 0570
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Contracting 1102
Trade Specialist 1140
Agricultural Program Specialist 1145
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Actuarial Science 1510*
Printing Services 1654
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Education

General Education and Training 1701*
Education and Vocational Training 1710*
Education Program 1720*
Training Instruction 1712
Public Health Educator 1725*

Educational Counseling

Vocational Rehabilitation 1715

Educational Psychology

Public Health Educator 1725*

Electrical Engineering

Telecommunications 0391

Electronic Engineering

Telecommunications 0391

Electronics

Geophysics 1313*
Astronomy and Space Science 1330*

Engineering

Community Planning 0020*
Consumer Safety 0696*
General Engineering 0801*
Safety Engineering 0803*
Fire Protection Engineering 0804*
Materials Engineering 0806*
Civil Engineering 0810*
Environmental Engineering 0819*
Mechanical Engineering 0830*
Nuclear Engineering 0840*
Electrical Engineering 0850*
Computer Engineering 0854*
Electronics Engineering 0855*
Bioengineering & Biomedical
Engineering 0858*
Aerospace Engineering 0861*
Naval Architecture 0871*
Mining Engineering 0880*
Petroleum Engineering 0881*
Agricultural Engineering 0890*
Chemical Engineering 0893*
Industrial Engineering 0896*
Construction Analyst 0828
Industrial Specialist 1150
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Geophysics 1313*
Navigational Information 1361
Facility Operations Services 1640
Quality Assurance 1910
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161
Information Technology Mgmt 2210

Engineering Technology

Quality Assurance 1910

English Composition

Printing Services 1654

Entomology

Entomology 0414*

Epidemiology

Consumer Safety 0696*

Fiber Technology

Textile Technology 1384*

Finance

Financial Institution Examining 0570
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Contracting 1102
Actuarial Science 1510*
Trade Specialist 1140
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Fine Arts

Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020
Visual Information 1084

Food

Dietitian and Nutritionist 0630*

Food Service Management

Dietitian and Nutritionist 0630*

Food Technology

Consumer Safety 0696*
Food Technology 1382*

Foreign Language

Language Specialist 1040

Forestry

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
Forestry 0460*

Genetics

Genetics 0440*

Geography

Community Planning 0020*
Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
Geography 0150*
Navigational Information 1361

Geodesy

Geodesy 1372*

Geology

Geophysics 1313*
Geology 1350*

Geophysics

Geophysics 1313*

Global Business Management

Trade Specialist 1140

Graphic Arts

Document Analysis 1397
Printing Services 1654

Hazardous Materials Management

Highway Safety 2125

Health Education

Public Health Educator 1725*

Health Management

Public Health Educator 1725*

History

Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
History 0170*
Trade Specialist 1140

Horticulture

Horticulture 0437*

Hospital Administration

Health System Administration 0670
Health System Specialist 0671
Hospital Housekeeping Mgmt 0673

Hotel Administration

Hospital Housekeeping Management 0673

Illustrative Design

Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020

Industrial Arts

Facility Operations Services 1640

Industrial Design

Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020
Visual Information 1084

Industrial Engineering

Printing Services 1654

Industrial Hygiene

Safety & Occupational Health Mgmt 0018
Industrial Hygiene 0690*

Industrial Management

Telecommunications 0391
Contracting 1102
Industrial Property Management 1103
Industrial Specialist 1150
Quality Assurance 1910
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Industrial Relations

Unemployment Insurance 0106
Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244
Pension Law Specialist 0958

Information Science

Information Technology Management 2210

Information Systems Management

Telecommunications 0391
Information Technology Mgmt 2210

Institution Management

Dietitian and Nutritionist 0630*

Insurance

Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Actuarial Science 1510*

Interior Design

Interior Design 1008
Exhibits Specialist 1010
Illustrating 1020
Visual Information 1084

International Affairs

Trade Specialist 1140

International Business

Trade Specialist 1140

International Economics

Trade Specialist 1140

International Finance

Trade Specialist 1140

International Relations

Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
Trade Specialist 1140

International Trade

Trade Specialist 1140

Journalism

General Arts and Information 1001
Printing Services 1654

Kinesiotherapy

Kinesiotherapy 0635*

Labor Economics

Labor Management Relations 0244

Labor Relations

Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244

Landscape Architecture

Community Planning 0020*
Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
Landscape Architecture 0807*

Landscape Design

Landscape Architecture 0807*

Land Surveying

Land Surveying 1373*

Leisure

Recreation Specialist 0188

Humanities

Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*

Life Sciences

Chemistry 1320*

Marine Affairs

Transportation Operations 2150

Marine Engineering

Transportation Operations 2150

Marine Transportation

Transportation Operations 2150

Marketing

Financial Institution Examining 0570
Contracting 1102
Industrial Property Management 1103
Trade Specialist 1140
Agricultural Program Specialist 1145

Mathematics

Telecommunications 0391
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Geophysics 1313*
Astronomy and Space Science 1330*
Navigational Information 1361
Actuarial Science 1510*
Mathematics 1520*
Mathematical Statistics 1529*
Quality Assurance 1910
Information Technology Mgmt 2210

Medical Records Administration

Medical Records Administration 0669

Medical Technology

Medical Technologist 0644*

Medical Science

Consumer Safety 0696*

Metallurgy

Metallurgy 1321*

Metallurgical Engineering

Metallurgy 1321*

Meteorology

Geophysics 1313*
Meteorology 1340*
Navigational Information 1361

Microbiology

Microbiology 0403*
Food Technology 1382*

Motion Picture Production

Audiovisual Production 1071

Motor Mechanics

Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Museum

Museum Curator 1015*

Music Therapy

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist 0638*

Natural Resource Management

General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences 0401*
Fish and Wildlife Administration 0480*

Natural Resource Management and Conservation

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023

Natural Science

Health Physics 1306*

Nautical Science

Transportation Operations 2150

Navigation

Navigational Information 1361

Nutrition

Dietitian and Nutritionist 0630* Consumer Safety 0696*

Oceanography

Oceanography 1360*

Occupational Health

Safety and Occupational Health Management 0018

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapist 0631*

Operations Research

Operations Research 1515*
Information Technology Mgmt 2210

Outdoor Recreation Planning

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023

Park Administration

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023

Parks and Recreation

Recreation Specialist 0188

Personnel Administration / Human Resources Management

Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244

Photography

Audiovisual Production 1071
Visual Information 1084

Physical Education

Sports Specialist 0030
Recreation Specialist 0188
Kinesiotherapy 0635*

Physical Sciences

Consumer Safety 0696*
General Physical Science 1301*
Geophysics 1313*
Chemistry 1320*
Document Analysis 1397
Quality Assurance 1910

Physics

Telecommunications 0391
Physics 1310*
Geophysics 1313*
Astronomy and Space Science 1330*
Navigational Information 1361
Food Technology 1382*

Physiology

Physiology 0413*

Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology 0434*

Plant Physiology

Plant Physiology 0435*

Police Science

Document Analysis 1397

Political Science

Community Planning 0020*
Unemployment Insurance 0106
Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
Workforce Research and Analysis 0140*
Labor Mgmt Relations Examining 0244
Trade Specialist 1140

Poultry Science

Animal Science 0487*

Production Management

Industrial Property Management 1103
Quality Assurance 1910

Printing

Printing Services 1654

Printing Engineering

Printing Services 1654

Property Management

Facility Operations Services 1640

Psychodrama

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist 0638*

Psychology

Correctional Institution Admin 0006
Workforce Research and Analysis 0140*
Psychology 0180*

Public Administration

Community Planning 0020*
Unemployment Insurance 0106
Hospital Housekeeping Mgmt 0673
Pension Law Specialist 0958
Trade Specialist 1140
Commissary Management 1144
Highway Safety 2125

Public Health Administration

Health System Administration 0670
Health System Specialist 0671

Public Utilities

Telecommunications 0391

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance 1910

Radio Production

Audiovisual Production 1071

Range Management

Rangeland Management 0454*

Recreation

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
Recreation Specialist 0188

Recreational Therapy

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist 0638*

Safety

Safety and Occupational Health Management 0018

Sanitary Science

Hospital Housekeeping Management 0673

Safety

Safety and Occupational Health Management 0018

Sanitary Science

Hospital Housekeeping Management 0673

Social Anthropology

Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*

Social Science

Social Science 0101*

Social Work

Correctional Institution Admin 0006
Public Health Educator 1725*

Sociology

Correctional Institution Admin 0006
Community Planning 0020*
Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023
Unemployment Insurance 0106
Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
Workforce Research and Analysis 0140*
Sociology 0184*
Public Health Educator 1725*

Soil Conservation

Soil Conservation 0457*

Soli Science

Soil Science 0470*
Agricultural Program Specialist 1145

Space Science

Astronomy and Space Science 1330*

Statistics

Foreign Affairs 0130*
International Relations 0131*
Telecommunications 0391
Industrial Property Management 1103
Financial Analysis 1160
Loan Specialist 1165
Actuarial Science 1510*
Mathematical Statistics 1529*
Statistics 1530*
Quality Assurance 1910
Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150

Marine Cargo 2161

Information Technology Mgmt 2210

Telecommunications Management

Telecommunications 0391

Television Production

Audiovisual Production 1071

Textile and Apparel Studies

Trade Specialist 1140

Textiles

Quality Assurance 1910

Textile Technology

Textile Technology 1384

Toxicology

Toxicology 0415*

Traffic Management

Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Transportation

Transportation Specialist 2101
Transportation Industry Analysis 2110
Motor Carrier Safety 2123
Highway Safety 2125
Traffic Management 2130
Transportation Operations 2150
Marine Cargo 2161

Urban Affairs

Community Planning 0020*

Urban Planning

Outdoor Recreation Planning 0023

Visual Communication

Illustrating 1020
Visual Information 1084

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation 1715

Wildlife Management

Wildlife Refuge Management 0485*

Zoology

Zoology 0410*
Wildlife Refuge Management 0485*

Any Major (Not All-Inclusive)

Environmental Protection Specialist 0028
Security Administration 0080
Social Insurance Administration 0105
Health Insurance Administration 0107
Intelligence 0132
Human Resources Management 0201
Equal Employment Opportunity 0260
Program Management 0340
Administrative Officer 0341
Management and Program Analysis 0343
Logistics Management 0346
Financial Administration 0501
Budget Analysis 0560
General Legal and Kindred Administration 0901
Paralegal Specialist 0950
Workers’ Compensation Claims Examining 0991
Veterans Claims Examining 0996
Public Affairs 1035
Writing and Editing 1082
Realty 1170
Education and Training Technician 1702
General Investigation 1810
Supply Program Management 2003
Inventory Management 2010