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Careers for Interdisciplinary Studies Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • College recruiter
  • Creative writer
  • Grant writer
  • High school teacher
  • Human resources specialist
  • Journalist
  • Legislative assistant
  • Museum manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Sociologist

Job outlook data

For students with varied academic and professional interests, a degree in interdisciplinary studies can open the door to many exciting professional opportunities. Thanks to the diverse array of careers available to liberal arts and sciences majors, job outlook varies based on a graduate’s chosen profession. With a bachelor’s degree in the humanities, students qualify for different positions in business, government, nonprofit, social services and educational settings. A degree in science can lead to positions in engineering, chemistry, biology, clinical research, business and more.

Where can I work with this major?

Employers of Interdisciplinary Studies students include:

  • Information technology, business and networking
  • Media, communications and film
  • Performance art, art theory and graphic design
  • Anthropology and physical science
  • Psychology, sociology and history
  • Business, international studies and finance
  • Cultural studies, political science and economics
  • Social sciences, human services and developmental behavior
  • Religious studies, technology and science
  • Creative writing, marketing, physical science and math
  • Business management, entrepreneurship and HR management
  • Apparel design and construction and business management

» Get information about Adelphi’s Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Programs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, PayScale10 Highest Paying Liberal Arts Degree Jobs, Interdisciplinary Studies: A Connected Learning Approach, What can I do with my liberal arts degree?

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Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni:

College of Arts and Sciences
Science Building, Room 127
p – 516.877.4120