Master of Arts in Social Science
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


When you pursue the Master of Arts in Social Science at Georgia Southern University, not only will you be a part of the only program of its kind in Georgia, but you will have a variety options as you consider potential careers. Below is a list of just some of the types of jobs that you might consider pursuing upon completion of your graduate degree.

Cultural Heritage and Resource Management

  • GIS Specialist
  • Compliance / Historical Archeology
  • Historic Preservation
  • Museum Curator
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Multi-cultural Education Specialist
  • Cultural Affairs Director

Political and Global Analysis

  • Political Risk Analyst
  • Intelligence Agent
  • Political Systems Researcher
  • Federal, State, and Local Government Positions
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Foreign Services Officer
  • Campaign Manager/Consultant
  • Survey Researcher
  • Pollster
  • Director, Political Action Committee
  • Peace Corp Officer
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Lobbyist

Community Action and Evaluation

  • Social / Community Services
  • Non-profit Managment
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Fund Raiser/ Development Officer
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Mediator / Negotiator
  • Peace Corp or Vista Worker
  • Gerontology
  • Youth Programs Coordinator
  • Volunteer Services Coordinator
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center Coordinator
  • Women’s Resource Counselor
  • Day Care Provider/Director
  • Patients’ Advocate
  • Program Evaluator
  • Environmental Activist
  • Public Policy Advising
  • Probation and Parole

Last updated: 8/2/2018

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