Which majors are the most attractive to employers

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Looks like the bean counters and geeks get all the love.

According to The Huffington Post, the National Association of Colleges and Employers asked employers which degrees they valued most. Below is a lost of the top six, along with the percentage of responding organizations that would hire graduates with that major.

  1. Accounting: 62 percent
  2. Finance: 57 percent
  3. Electrical engineering: 53.5 percent
  4. Mechanical engineering: 53 percent
  5. Computer science: 53 percent.
  6. Business administration/management: 52 percent

The association’s Job Outlook 2011 report is here — but you have to pay for it.