At a Glance
*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.
Careers for Liberal Studies MajorsTeaching positions in public and private schools locally, nationally, and internationally
A liberal studies major’s typical starting salary is $30,517. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $62,324.
*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 Liberal Studies Degrees
- Kindergarten teacher, Wakefield Elementary
- Photography teacher, Turlock High School
- Superintendent, Yreka Union School District
- K–12 Visual Arts Coordinator, Bangor School District
- Physical Education Teacher, Lincoln Middle School