Career Paths

Africana studies offers many career pathways based on your areas of interest.

Learn more about the opportunities and find your road to the future, which might include opportunities in the following industries.

Business

Advertising
Consulting
General Management
Human Resources
Marketing
Sports Management

Communications

Editing
Public Relations
Publishing
Writing/Journalism

Curatorial and Archival Management

Education (Pre-K–Adult)

Administration
Principal/Administrator
Curriculum Development

Teaching 
Preschool/Head Start Programs
Elementary Education
Secondary Education

Special Services
Adult/GED Education
College Prep Programs
Guidance Counseling

Higher Education

Teaching
College or University
Research

Student Affairs 
Administration
Greek Affairs
Counseling (career and individual)
Multicultural Affairs
Residence Life
Student Activities

Government and Public Administration

Federal, State, and Local
Community and Public Affairs
Economic Affairs 
Governmental Relations
Public Office

Federal and International Administration
Public Policy
Diplomacy
International Affairs

Law

Nonprofit and Community Organization

Community Organization
Program Development
Program Director
Public Relations
Nonprofit Management

Performing/Creative Arts

Artist Management
Marketing
Musician
Performer
Playwright
Teaching

Psychology

Public Health

Health Education/Counseling
Research

Social Work/Human Services

Urban Development

City or Regional Planning
Fair Housing Advocacy