Major and Career Exploration

Career & Major ExplorationWith so many options, selecting the right major and outlining a career path can be tough. We can help.

You have lots of people here at Alma who can help you choose the major and create a career path that’s right for you. Here in the CSO, we can help you make a plan for exploration and research using the following strategies:


FOCUS2 Career

FOCUS 2 combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision making, and action planning. Customized with Alma College majors, your assessment results are matched with programs offered at Alma. With the help of a Career Development staff, FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them select a major, make informed career decisions, and take action!

New Users: Register to use FOCUS 2 (for free!) here using the the access code “scots” and your Alma College email address.

Returning Users: Login to access your existing FOCUS 2 account here.

Career Development Staff Appointments

Let’s talk! Contact Maria Jones at or Maddie Moeggenborg at to schedule your appointment. Be sure to provide details about your interests and your current course schedule.

On-site Career Library

Utilize our our on-site library in the CSO. We have resources ranging from test prep handbooks, to study abroad guides, to occupational handbooks outlining thousands of careers.