Careers for Liberal Studies Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Editor
  • Grant writer
  • High school teacher
  • Journalist
  • Media/communications trainer
  • Nonprofit organizational director
  • Social services/human relations worker
  • Social worker
  • Speechwriter

Job outlook data

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 liberal studies, students qualify for many different positions in business, government, nonprofit, social services and educational settings.

Where can I work with this major?

The largest employers of liberal studies majors are:

  • State and local government, excluding education and hospitals
  • Federal government, excluding postal service
  • Professional, scientific and technical services

» Get information about Adelphi’s Liberal Studies Degree Programs

Sources: Portland State University, PayScale, What Can I do With a Degree in Liberal Studies?.

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