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Match your Interests to the Licensed Professions

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Girl imagining herself in different careers

The free interest profiler at O*NET®My Next Move (U.S. Department of Labor) lets you explore careers that match your interests and preferences.

  1. First, complete your interest profile at My Next Move or apply your results from a similar interest inventory (such as Career Key®) that may be available through your school or library.
    • To learn more about career resources at public libraries, visit the New York State Library's NOVELny.
    • Then find your two highest-rated interest areas on the chart below to see our suggestion for the licensed profession that best fits your personality profile

Not sure about education after high school?

We have sorted the professions by degree level.

Remember, your interests and abilities may change over time as you discover and explore subjects. The licensed professions offer a variety of rewarding options, whether you are a student or someone who is considering a career change!

This chart notes the minimum degree required to qualify for each licensed profession. Some professions offer multiple education pathways. Select a linked profession to view its profile and learn more.
 

  Minimum Degree Required
Certificate/Associates Bachelor's Master's Doctoral/Professional Degree
Conventional/Enterprising    
Conventional/Investigative      
Conventional/Realistic

 

     
Social/Enterprising      
Enterprising/Artistic

 

     
Investigative/Social
Investigative/Realistic
Investigative/Artistic      
Social/Realistic  

 


Comments and questions on Careers in the Licensed Professions: paths2profs@nysed.gov