At a Glance
*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.
Careers for Global Studies Majors
- Peace Corps Volunteer
- International Journalist/Foreign News Correspondent
- United Nations Diplomat
- Humanitarian Relief Worker
- FBI/CIA Agent
- International Development Worker
- Crosscultural Missionary
- Nonprofit Manager
- Inner City Program Director
A global studies major’s typical starting salary (with two years experience) is $38,400. The typical salary after 15 years is $71,400.
*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit payscale.com.
Job Titles of People with Global Studies Degrees
- Assistant Language Teacher, Science and Technology High School, Japan
- Rural Health and Sanitation Volunteer, Peace Corps, El Salvador
- Assistant Editor, Eurozine, Vienna
- Research Director, International Bill of Rights Project
- Director of Documentary Research, The Reclaim Initiative, Sri Lanka