Careers with a General Studies Degree

What Can You Do with a General Studies Degree?

Variety and customization. Tailor-fit to your dreams and goals. Sometimes, a traditional or pre-existing degree just doesn’t quite fit. If you’ve decided you need to further your education to chase whatever comes next for you, the general studies degree from Indiana University Kokomo might be the perfect fit. If you’re wondering what you can do with a general studies degree, let’s talk.

One of the coolest things about a general studies degree is that it can prepare you for anything you want. Got your eyes on grad school? A general studies degree can help with that. Want to advance up the chain at your current place of employment but need a four-year degree? We’ve got you covered. Not sure where you want to end up and kinda like studying a little bit of everything? We can help! The Bachelor of General Studies has several concentrations to choose from; you can reach out to your advisor to help you pick the concentration that best fits your needs.

Many employers are looking for a combination of education and experience these days. During your time as a student, it’s important to keep your future goals in mind. Knowing the field you’d like to wind up in can help you pick and choose your courses, your extracurricular involvement, and your work experience so that your future application and cover letter jump out of the pile and put you head and shoulders above the rest!

At IU Kokomo, you’re not alone in this process. Aside from the excellent and helpful faculty and staff in the School of Sciences, you can also receive career-specific guidance. In the Career and Accessibility Center, we offer mock interviews, resume critiques, internship opportunities, aptitude tests, and general career advice. It’s never too early to prepare for your future, to start experiencing and accomplishing real-world wins to add to your resume. Reach out to the friendly faces in the Career and Accessibility Center early and often!

Ready to get started?

If a Bachelor of General Studies feels like the right step to further your life plan, we’re excited for you! If you have questions about this degree and how to tailor it to your career goals, you can reach out to the friendly faculty and staff in the School of Sciences for more information. If you’ve already made up your mind and are ready to dive right in, apply today.

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