Career Planning Tools 


An online career and education planning tool that includes five self-assessments, helping students make decisions about their future education and career goals.  The assessments identify top work interests, values, skills, personality type, and leisure time interests, and explores occupations and major areas of study compatible with identified attributes.  FOCUS 2 helps students choose, change, or verify their choice of career field.

To get started with FOCUS 2:

  • First time users: Create a new account
    • Use the following ACCESS CODE when prompted: COMET
    • Must create account using your email
  • Returning users: Log on (using the account you have already created)




Whether you are exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.


PrepStep for College

Login using your NDUS Credentials (same username and password as Blackboard and Campus Connection).

PrepSTEP is a dynamic online learning platform from LearningExpress that can change the lives of students through academic success and preparation for today’s workplace. PrepSTEP for Colleges and Universities is packed with tutorials, practice tests, e-books and high-stakes test preparation for self-guided skill building, career preparation and workforce readiness.