This page is designed to help students learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people within each major as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. If you are exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, the resources below will assist with providing insight into your career journey. Please see each tab below for more information.
Employment Areas: Education, Non-Profit, Archeology, Business, Museums & Archives, Government and Communication. Download Anthropology Career Exploration
Classics Exploration: Classics is a broad program in ancient civilization which studies the history, languages, literature, philosophy, art, religion, and daily life of the ancient Mediterranean world as seen through texts and artifacts.
Employment Areas: Education, The Arts, Government, Non-Profit, Communications and Business/Industry. Download Classics Career Exploration
Humanities Exploration: The Humanities program seeks to develop a critical awareness of how the classical past has been utilized as a symbol or an ideal by modern cultures, including American, and how western culture has developed its own particular views about itself as being distinctly different from non-western cultures. The major is especially recommended for students who have a broad interest in the liberal arts either for their own sake or as preparation for business and the professions. The Humanities program is unique in allowing students the opportunity to select a wide spectrum of courses from a multiplicity of different disciplines (history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, art history, music history).
Employment Areas: Education, Advocacy, Social Services, Media Arts, Law and Government, Business. Download Humanities Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Writing/Editing, Education, Law, Publishing, Advertising, Public Relations, Business/Industry. Download English Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Business and Industry, Healthcare, Human Services, Education, Writing, Law and Politics, Government. Download Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Government, Politics, Law, Non-Profit, Curatorial and Archival Management, Journalism, Education, Business. Download History Career Exploration
Employment Areas: (INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE) International Criminal Justice, Migration and Immigration, International and Domestic Law, Human Rights, International Justice and Transnational Justice, (JUSTICE SYSTEMS) Criminal Justice System, Social Services, Treatment Programs, Advocacy, Research Centers, (PARALEGAL STUDIES) Criminal Law, Civil Law (Bankruptcy, Corporate, Immigration, Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Family, Wills; Trusts, Probates), Investigation, Compliance, Conflict Resolution, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Parole, Probation, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Nursing, Banking/Finance, Publishing, Entertainment Industry. Download Justice Studies Career Exploration
Majors explore the relevance of foreign language learning in a globalized world by honing target-language skills and applying knowledge to a range of business and professional-related fields. Students develop the hard and soft skills that employers seek: transferable soft skills, including intercultural competence, writing skills, oral communication, critical thinking and cognitive flexibility, and the knowledge base of international business, accounting, economics, finance, technology and cross-cultural business communications.
Employment Areas: Download Language, Business and Culture Exploration.
Employment Areas: Teaching, Computational Linguistics, Government, Communication Disorders, Additional Areas. Download Linguistics Career Exploration
Majors examine fundamental and far-ranging questions about health and illness, from personal health struggles to global medical systems. Through interactions with faculty members from colleges and schools across the university, they learn how different social contexts, belief systems, historical traditions and literary works shape our perspectives on disease and the healing arts. Majors explore such diverse subjects as the ethics of care, patient advocacy, body image, narrative medicine, disabilities rights, medical racism, reproductive autonomy, genetic counseling, arts-based therapies, public health, health policy and the nature of death and dying.
Employment Areas: Behavioral Science and Health Education, Health Policy and Administration, Healthcare, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, International Health, Biostatistics. Download Medical Humanities Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Education, Ethics Communication, Law, Politics, Religiously Affiliated Areas, Social/Community Services, Government/Politics. Download Philosophy Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Government, Law, Politics, Nonprofit, Business, Journalism, Broadcasting, Education. Download Political Science Career Exploration
Jurisprudence, Law and Society Exploration: The Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence, Law and Society provides a solid foundation for students aspiring to law school and other graduate study, as well as for work in many other careers that require analytic, conceptual, and communications skills. It provides an opportunity for the interdisciplinary study of law in the liberal arts. The major in Jurisprudence represents the confluence of law, theories of justice, humanistic studies and social issues.Through this major, undergraduate students at Montclair State University have the opportunity to acquire the fundamental knowledge essential to understanding legal institutions and processes. Students in the major develop intellectual skills necessary to evaluate policies, practices, and philosophies within the context of nation and legal systems.
Employment Areas: Corporate Practice, Federal Government, Judicial Clerkships, Politics, Private Practice, Public Interest Law, Teaching, State and Local Government, Patent & Copyright Law, Energy Law, Natural Resources & Environmental Law, Financial Planning, Investment Banking, Estate Planning, Legal Publishing/Journalism, Law Firm Administration, Higher Education Administration, Law Librarian. Download Jurisprudence, Law and Society Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Human Services, Research, Human Resources, Public Relations, Advertising, Market Research, Teaching, Retailing, Sales. Download Psychology Career Exploration
Employment Areas: International Areas, Education, Business, Communication, Social Services, Religiously Affiliated Areas. Download Religion Career Exploration
Child Advocacy Exploration: There is an increasing demand for trained professionals who understand the complex challenges faced by today’s children and their families, many of whom lack adequate access to education, healthcare, and other basic services. Child advocacy professionals are prepared to help. They draw on an interdisciplinary knowledge base to represent the rights of children and families. A child advocacy professional can hold many different job titles. Our graduates pursue careers in non-profit management, mental health, social work, and other helping professions. Graduates work with state agencies, legal organizations, school systems, non-profit agencies, and other community based organizations.
Employment Areas: Pre-School/Daycare, Community Services, Social Services Education, Communications & Business. Download Child Advocacy Career Exploration
Social Work: For career information please see our Masters of Social Work program.
Employment Areas: Human Services, Criminal Justice, Education, Government, Social Science Research, Environment and Society, Business. Download Sociology Career Exploration
Employment Areas: Government, Arts, Media, Entertainment, Industry and Commerce, Travel and Tourism. Download Foreign Languages Career Exploration (Spanish and Latino Studies)
Employment Areas: Public and Professional Writing Studies Exploration.
Employment Areas: Government, Arts, Media, Entertainment, Industry and Commerce, Travel and Tourism. Download Foreign Languages Career Exploration (World Languages and Cultures)