Liberal Studies Career Outlook

Although many students choose this major because they want to become elementary school or special education teachers, the possibilities are endless! Many of our students go on to graduate or professional school and pursue an advanced degree in a specific area. View our comprehensive list of what our graduates are doing now and some of the degrees and certificates they have earned.

What Our Graduates Are Doing Now

  • Teaching
  • Elementary school
  • Special education
  • High school
  • College/university
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Writing/research
  • Columnist
  • Wire service editor
  • Research associate, public policy firm
  • Education
  • Admissions/outreach
  • Business
  • Project manager, software company
  • Information coordinator, computer company
  • Cemetary broker/maintenance operations manager
  • Customer relations
  • Sales and consultation
  • Photographer
  • Nonprofit/government
  • Community relations specialist, conflict resolution organization
  • Executive assistant, chamber of commerce
  • Psychologist

Degrees and Certificates Our Graduates Have Earned

Teaching Credentials

M.A./M.S. in:

  • Biostatistics
  • Computer graphics
  • Counseling
  • English
  • Human behavior
  • Policy, Planning and development
  • Special education

Ph.D. in:

  • Clinical psychology
  • J.D.

Other training:

  • Acupuncture
  • Midwifery
  • Software