Interdisciplinary Studies Career Possibilities | Coppin State University

Interdisciplinary Studies Career Possibilities

Career Possibilities

Graduates with a baccalaureate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies choose from a wide variety of employment opportunities both in the public and private sector. The Interdisciplinary Studies Major provides graduates with a vast array of skills which can aid their entry into many occupations, leading to a choice of careers. Interdisciplinary studies majors are tolerant and open to different cultures. This makes them valuable employees in today’s multi-ethnic job market.

Typical Employers

Advertising/public relations, public and private educational institutions, health and human services, banks, insurance companies, sports industry, publishing companies, social services, government agencies, travel/transportation industry, courts, correctional institutions, entertainment industry, non-profit organizations, and hotels and resorts.

Salary and Employment Outlook

Employment outlook will vary by size and type of employer, geographic location, course work and related experience. Consult the Career Center for current local and national salary information. The average yearly earnings for Interdisciplinary Studies degree holders are approximately $30,387.

Sample Careers

Academic Advisor
Administrative Assistant
Admissions Counselor
Archive Assistant
Art Therapist
Behavior Specialist
Business Owner
Case Manager
Child Support Specialist
Customer Service Manager
Data Analyst
Data Manager
Day Care Management
Director of Event Planning
Director of Recreation
Educational Outreach Advisor
Emergency Medical Assistant
Environmental Inspector
Event Planner
Executive Administrative Assistant
Film Producer
Financial Advisor
Grant/Proposal Writer
Group Home Counselor
Hotel Manager
Human Resources Manager

Insurance Agent
Intervention Specialist
News reporter
Office Manager
Payroll Director
Pharmaceutical Representative
Police Officer
Press Secretary
Proposal Writer
Public Health Assistant
Public Relations Specialist
Regional Planner
Research Assistant
Retail Manager
Revenue Assistant
Science Journalist
State Trooper
System Analyst
Talent Promoter
Therapeutic Staff Support
Transfer Coordinator
Weather Forecaster
Youth Director
Youth Service Counselor

Students who graduate with an Interdisciplinary Studies degree have several options. The salary will vary by the type of employer, size and geographical location. Students should contact the Career Services Center for more information.