Keep Your Career Options Open with a General Studies Degree

If you’re not ready to decide on a specific degree or career path right now, don’t worry — you’re not alone. Plenty of students choose General Studies as their first step toward a degree. And it’s the perfect choice, because you’ll study a wide variety of different courses that will help you build the skills and knowledge you need to pursue almost any career field you want.

That flexibility lets you take your time in choosing the career that’s right for you based on your talents and interests. And there will be plenty of careers to choose from when you’re ready. One thing’s for sure—no matter which career you eventually choose, Peirce’s Associate of Arts in General Studies will provide the foundation you need to get your foot in the door.

  • Create your own customized plan of study that explores your interests and advances your career options
  • Classes are available online, and you can meet weekly with your professors in a live, virtual setting 
  • The current curriculum covers a variety of critical leadership skills from ethics and diversity to decision-making and communications

Peirce College also offers comprehensive career development services that assist our students with providing personalized guidance for career development in General Studies. To learn more about our General Studies careers services, visit our Center for Career and Professional Development.

General Studies Careers with a Peirce Degree

Here are some examples of specific job categories that graduates of our Associate of Arts in General Studies at Peirce College might pursue:

  • Market Research Analyst 
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Budget Analyst
  • Administrative Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Marketing Specialist
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