Associate of Arts and Liberal Arts Careers and Jobs

A liberal arts education at CMC builds the foundation for a rewarding career in business, fine arts, teaching and more

A liberal arts education provides you with the communication and problem-solving skills that are important for any job or career. Liberal arts students are critical thinkers, ready to adapt to new challenges and environments. This kind of training gives you the tools to think outside the box, a characteristic that is highly valued by employers.

A liberal arts education can prepare you for a career in:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Fine Art
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Political Science
  • Psychology/Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Teaching

The U.S. Bureau of the Census reports that workers with an Associate of Arts degree earn 24 percent more than those with only a high school education. Research shows that liberal arts graduates are often promoted more quickly and to higher positions in their job or career.