Graduate with Interdisciplinary Studies
What can I do with an Interdisciplinary Studies degree?
Career opportunities for Interdisciplinary Studies graduates are as expansive and diverse as the hundreds of degree options available within the major. The knowledge, skills, and practical experiences gained in Interdisciplinary Studies may be applied across industries and businesses. Students who have created their own major have careers in a variety of fields including: public service, education, healthcare and social services, human resources, arts administration, and non-profit administration, just to name a few.
Students who create their own major at Southern are prepared for careers that require wearing multiple hats, which can be ideal for smaller employers and non-profits. Additionally, graduates with the drive to design their own course of study have applied their academic skills and practical knowledge to their own successful businesses and creative ventures.
Interdisciplinary Studies graduates can also customize their course of study to bring emerging skills into new and growing industries like cybersecurity, community service management, sustainability and renewable energy, information security, forensic science, health services, and more.
Furthering Your Education after Interdisciplinary Studies
Graduates who create their own major with Interdisciplinary Studies can also go on to further their education through graduate school. Students bring their unique interdisciplinary perspective and experiences to graduate programs in business, education, social work, psychology, counseling, law and medicine.