Match your interests to the licensed professions

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

  2. 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.
Girl imagining herself in different careers

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!

Chart: Align Your Attributes to the Licensed Professions

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




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Last Updated: October 29, 2021