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E. Allen Richardson, Ph.D.
Professor, Religious Studies
610-437-4471 ext. 3320

Careers in Global Studies

Graduating with a degree in global studies will open the door to many exciting career paths. Areas associated with this degree include global health, human rights, international business, tourism and more.

Earning your degree at Cedar Crest College ensures that you will receive a quality education that includes:

  • A solid knowledge base of global issues
  • Multiple opportunities to travel and study abroad
  • The ability to customize your major with a minor in an area such as anthropology or religious studies, thereby improving your appeal to employers in the global marketplace

Some career opportunities for students with a degree in global studies include:

  • Global environment: World Wildlife Fund, Greenpeace, Sierra Club International
  • Global health: World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Global marketing agencies: J. Walter Thompson (JWT), Leo Burnett
  • Human justice organizations: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch
  • International businesses: Sony, Microsoft, Apple, pharmaceutical companies
  • International development agencies: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • International governing agencies: United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • International service agencies: International Red Cross, CARE, UNICEF, Peace Corps
  • Mass communication: CNN, ESPN, Rodale Inc. (International), foreign correspondence
  • Travel and tourism: World Tourism Organization, travel agencies, cruise lines, government tourism departments and ministries within or outside of the United States
  • U.S. government offices and agencies: U.S. Department of State (Foreign Service)