Issues: Job outlook on the election

Andrea Kopach, Contributor

Students from Robert Morris University, as well as colleges across the country echo national concerns about the economy and job growth, but RMU graduates may have more to be encouraged about since the top three areas of study at the university, business, communications, and education, were all pegged as high growth industries.

According to , business administration is the most popular field of study at RMU and business accountant jobs are predicted to rise 16 percent each year in Pennsylvania.

According to the Department of Labor and Industry, teaching jobs are expected to grow at a rate of 10 to 19 percent through 2020, whereas communications jobs, especially in marketing and public relations, can expect a 28 percent growth by the end of the decade.