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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Black Studies

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Community Organizer/Advocate
  • Government Affairs
  • Higher Education Administrator
  • Journalist
  • Marketing and Public Relations Manager
  • Mental Health Counselor/Case Worker
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Aid
  • Peace Corps/City Year Volunteer
  • Program Coordinator
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Legal Assistant, The Law Office of Kanika S. Sloan
  • Youth Persistence Advocate, Educational Alliance
  • Family Foster Care Case Planner, Good Shepherd Services
  • Corps Member, City Year New York
  • Marketing Coordinator; Project Manager, Planet Wings Enterprises

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Media Asset Manager, CBS Sports Network
  • Interim Chief of Staff, New York City Council
  • Compliance Assistant, Fidelis Care
  • Writer and Researcher, Guardian News & Media
  • Program Coordinator, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Investigator, Stony Brook University
  • Director, First Year Experience at Salem State University
  • Program Director, New York Center for Interpersonal Development
  • A.A.D.P. Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Consultant and independent contractor
  • Director of Member Services, United Neighborhood Houses
  • Director of Programs, Friends of the Children New York

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • New York Institute of Technology, M.S., Human Resources Management and Services
  • Baruch College, City University of New York, Master of Public Administration
  • State University of New York at New Paltz, M.P.S., Humanistic and Multicultural Education
  • Hunter College, Master of Social Work
  • Hofstra University School of Law, Doctor of Law