International students who plan to study in the US, are curious to know which courses in demand in the USA. This is driven by the need for higher average salary and job security.
Computer Science is also among the top courses in the USA. Graduates working in information technology have consistently high rates of pay, as well as lots of job opportunities, are in high demand in USA and worldwide.
Degree in Computer Science are particularly popular with many students from India, Nepal, China, Iran & Turkey. International students pursue courses in the area of Information technology such as Software engineering, software development, cybersecurity, system and enterprise architecture etc.
Additionally, with construction as a key emerging sectors, electrical engineering, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering are also very popular. Further, with mining services sector as a key emerging sector, students can also look at courses beyond the computer system. There are high in demand jobs in the services and support sector related to mining, construction, direct selling and other services.
When we look at skill shortages in the US, it is clear that professions related to health care workers are in-demand jobs. Courses that prepare students for medical and healthcare professions such as doctors, registered nurse, support staff and elderly care are in high demand in the United States.
International students are likely to do better if they focus on soft skills such communication, problem solving, creativity, collaboration along with technical or specialist skills.