Liberal Studies
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Placement Information

The Career Services Office at Montana Tech surveys all graduates each year. The purpose of the survey is to provide employment information and facilitate the career decisions for prospective and current students, in accordance with Sections 485 and 486 of the Title IV Higher Education Reauthorization Amendments of 1986. The Graduate Survey is published annually.

For more information, view the Career Services Graduate Surveys

YearTotal GraduatesDegree-RelatedProfessionalOutside DegreeContinuing EducationMilitaryPlacement %Average SalaryNumber Reported Salaries
201192113089%I/D2
201072001171%I/D2
200962102083%I/D1
2008105001060%I/D2
2007952020100%42,7504
2006852100100%35,6676


By choosing a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies, students will be exposed to an abundance of electives, systematic career planning and assistance in career placement, as well as personal attention from an experienced advisor.

A bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies will prepare you for a multitude of different careers in today's society. Some of these include:

  • Journalist
  • Grant Writer
  • Anchorperson
  • Editor
  • CEO of a large city and/or county
  • Sr. Manager in Regulatory Affairs
  • Management Personnel
  • Social Services
  • Policy Analyst
  • Publicist
  • Human Relations Officer
  • Library Sciences
  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Politician
  • Diplomat
  • Non-profit Organizational Director
  • College Recruiter
  • Creative Writer
  • Copywriter
  • Advertising
  • Speech Writer
  • Urban Planner/City Manager
  • Training Specialist
  • Archivist
  • Museum Manager

A degree in Liberal Studies may also be used in preparation for graduate school in areas such as:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Speech
  • Law
  • English
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Communication
  • Journalism
  • Philosophy
  • Library Science
  • Medical and Health Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology