Career Tracks


Whether or not you know what you want to do after graduation, you will find opportunities and support along the way. Browse sample career tracks to see how a STU education can prepare you for a meaningful and rewarding career in areas like business, community and government affairs, education, health, journalism and digital media, law, social work, and others.

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Interested in a career in business? Learn how to enrich your STU experience through academics, clubs, experiential learning and more.

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Community and Government Affairs

Enrich your STU experience by taking action through clubs, internships, academics and more.

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Good teachers change lives. STU's longstanding reputation for preparing exceptional educators is part of the fabric of our history as an institution. From meaningful undergraduate programs to a renowned School of Education, if you're hoping for a career in Education, start at STU.


Discover how STU can prepare you for a career in health care, from disciplines like Gerontology and Psychology, to assisting faculty with health-related research and more.

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Journalism and Digital Media

Learn how STU's focus on good writing, reliable research and mastering storytelling tools can prepare you for work in media-related career paths.

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If you're aspiring for a career in the legal field, a STU liberal arts degree is the perfect place to start. With programs like Moot Court, Human Rights, Criminology, and more, you'll graduate prepared for law school.

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Social Work

The best way to prepare for a career in social work is to learn as much about society as possible—from Psychology, Gerontology, Criminology, and others, STU has the courses you need for a foundation for social work. Apply to complete your degree in Social Work to officially begin your Social Work education.

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STU Grads at Work

Hear from alumni on why choosing STU lead them to fulfilling careers, and get advice on how to make the most of your time at the small university of big opportunities. Alumni are proof that you can do anything with a liberal arts degree from STU. We can't wait to see how you use your education to help.