Liberal Studies

An education founded on the liberal arts can prepare you for opportunities across career fields, from marketing to communications and social services. Discover how the study of topics such as history, philosophy, art, science and economics can build the interpersonal, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills sought by many employers.

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Career Path Data

Top Hiring Companies in 2015*

7,370 jobs posted
6,305 jobs posted
The Hertz Corp.
3,953 jobs posted
Anthem, Inc.
3,940 jobs posted
24 Hour Fitness
3,327 jobs posted

Projected Jobs by 2024**

1 million


1 million

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Sources: *CEB TalentNeuron™ and **U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information provided is not intended to represent a complete list of hiring companies or job titles, and degree program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Job postings information based on 2015 data accessible at the time of creation of table, and is subject to update from time to time to reflect more recent data. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.