A wide variety of careers are available to students who complete a Liberal Studies degree. LIS graduates find jobs in business, government, social service agencies, criminal justice, health and welfare, and other areas. Some Liberal Studies students combine the degree with teacher training programs at the undergraduate or graduate level to become educators; others find this interdisciplinary major appropriate for graduate programs.

The Liberal Studies program provides students the opportunity to custom design a degree program that fits their personal interests and professional goals. Moreover, such a major sharpens awareness of art, history, philosophy, and technology and the impact of multiple disciplines on social issues as well as individuals' everyday life. Liberal Studies increases students’ abilities to think critically and communicate clearly.

Many individuals also use the Liberal Studies degree to improve their current employment standing and advance their career. In addition to receiving significant and positive life changes as a result of a Liberal Studies degree, these graduates report pay raises and promotions as tangible benefits.

A bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies can be used as preparation for different careers, including but not limited to:

  • Coaches and Athletic Leadership
  • Community Coordinators
  • Doctors and Health Care Professionals
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Lawyers and Paralegals
  • Managers
  • Media Content Developers
  • Museum Personnel
  • Para-Professional Librarian
  • Policy Analyst
  • Politicians
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers and Advocates
  • Teaching Professionals