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Careers for Social Cultural Studies Graduates

For majors in Social Science concentrating in social cultural studies

Common job titles

  • Anthropologist
  • Cultural studies researcher
  • Cultural studies teacher
  • Curator
  • Geographer

Job outlook data

Cultural studies professors held around 9,000 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. Employment of cultural studies professors is projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024.

High school teachers or professors in cultural studies can often find positions in growing specialized academic fields, such as African-American, Native American, Latino or Asian studies. In addition to classroom instruction, teachers may be responsible for conducting or assisting in continuing research projects and publishing research results.

Where can I work with this major?

The largest employers of social cultural studies majors are:

  • Colleges, universities and professional schools

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers,, Job Description and Salary Information, Cultural Studies Careers.

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