Saturday Hybrid Liberal Studies Degree Completion Program: Career Opportunities

Careers available to those with a degree in Liberal Studies are many and varied. Employers like the big-picture, inclusive approach to problem-solving, the freshness of vision that can bring new ideas to their organizations, and the independence and self-assurance that our program fosters.

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Skills developed in the program include:

  • Versatility to better deal with the uncertainties of today's job market. You are not locked into a narrowly defined set of skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills give Liberal Studies graduates the flexibility to move into new opportunities as they arise.
  • Ability to evaluate and synthesize information from many sources. Surveys have found that liberal arts graduates are preferred for middle and upper management positions because they can deal with complex situations.
  • Strong research skills allow Liberal Studies students to find data and establish context, crucial for informed decision-making.

A sample of job titles held by Liberal Studies graduates (some of these careers require additional training or education):

  • manager
  • planner
  • teacher
  • entrepreneur
  • choreographer
  • illustrator
  • journalist
  • health administrator
  • social worker
  • travel agent
  • salesperson
  • union official
  • fashion buyer
  • securities analyst
  • advertising copywriter
  • television station manager
  • computer programmer
  • legislative assistant
  • public relations officer
  • community organization director
  • paralegal professional

Typical employers include public and private schools, government agencies, hospitals, insurance companies, colleges and universities, courts and correctional institutions, finance companies, banks, hotels and resorts, non-profit organizations, public relations firms, publishing companies, newspapers, law firms, radio/TV industry, and retail companies.