Fastest Growing Jobs for College Grads May 1, 2012 by Suada Kolovic Today is National Decision Day for college applicants and while determining where you’ll be headed in the fall is huge, knowing what you’ll be studying once you get there is just as imperative. With the economy the way it is, pursuing a growing job field would be ideal. With that in mind, check out some of the fastest growing jobs in America below: Home Health Aides: Expected Growth by 2012 - 56% Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts: Expected Growth by 2012 - 54.6% Medical Assistants: Expected Growth by 2012 - 52.1% Physician Assistants: Expected Growth by 2012 - 49.6% Computer Software Engineers, Applications: Expected Growth by 2012 - 48.4% Physical Therapist Assistants: Expected Growth by 2012 - 44.2% Dental Hygienists: Expected Growth by 2012 – 43.3% Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software: Expected Growth by 2012 - 43% Dental Assistants: Expected Growth by 2012 - 42.7% Personal and Home Care Aides: Expected Growth by 2012 - 41% Network and Computer Systems Administrators: Expected Growth by 2012 - 38.4% Would you consider pursing any of the positions listed above? Will the current labor market impact your decision on what you’ll major in? Let us know in the comments section.College is expensive, Scholarships.com is completely free. Pay for your college education with as much free college scholarship money as possible. By applying to all the awards you qualify for, you can be sure to not miss a single opportunity in paying for your college expenses - including tuition, fees, room and board. Get matched to college scholarships instantly and start applying today by conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.