A liberal arts education prepares you for the challenges of a changing and unpredictable world, equipping you with the skills to communicate, debate, solve problems and think critically. Here's a sampling of careers paths for classics majors.

First Jobs

  • Regulatory affairs specialist, U.S. Department of Defense Malaria Vaccine Project, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Legal assistant, Revlon Inc., New York 
  • Teaching fellow in classics, Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, Massachusetts
  • Data technology analyst, Keyrus USA
  • Client financial management associate, ZS Associates, Evanston, Illinois


  • Artistic director, Theater of War Productions, New York 
  • Assistant attorney general, Ohio Attorney General, Cincinnati
  • Founding brewer, St. Louis Brewery, Schlafly Beer, St. Louis
  • Programmer, Epic Games
  • World language teacher, The Bronx High School of Science, New York
  • Senior editor, Vice, New York
  • Dietician, Chicago
  • Reporter, Agence France Presse, Bangkok
  • Occupational therapist, Easter Seals, Maynard, Massachusetts 

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