General Studies Career Opportunities

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Industries Hiring General Studies Graduates

Higher education is a critical component of advancing in the workforce. Earning a degree requires not only hard work, but a significant time commitment and sometimes life gets in the way. If you started your degree and had to stop for any reason, EKU’s online general studies degree could be the first step to reaching your goals. The general studies degree program has a generous credit transfer policy and is ideal for individuals with previous college credits.

The degree is also flexible and can be applied to jobs in a variety of fields including:
  • Business
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Real estate
  • Technology

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Popular Careers

Training Specialist

National Median Annual Salary
$62,700/year
9% growth increase thru 2029
Local Estimated Base Salary
$58,749/year
updated September 2020
Top Companies for Training Specialists in Kentucky
Boeing
$121,469
U.S. Dept. Health & Human Services
$100,139
FM Global
$91,225
Bachelor typically required for entry-level positions

Sales Manager

National Median Annual Salary
$132,290/year
4% growth increase thru 2029
Local Estimated Base Salary
$63,489year
Updated May 2021
Top Companies for Sales Managers in Kentucky
AT&T
$124,268
PepsiCo
$120,353
Spectrum
$96,111
Bachelor typically required for entry-level positions

Social Service Managers

National Median Annual Salary
$69,600/year
17% growth increase thru 2029
Local Estimated Base Salary
$68,345/year
Updated May 2021
Top Companies for Social Service Managers in Kentucky
FutureCare
$104,102
Telecare Corporation
$99,152
EmpRes Healthcare
$94,104
Bachelor typically required for entry-level positions

*National job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook.
*Local job opportunities data is based on estimated base pay and figures from Indeed.com.

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