Pan African Studies (PAS) is a multidisciplinary program, offering majors a wide variety of career opportunities and specializations after graduation.
Graduates earning a BA in Pan African Studies have gone directly into careers in the public and private sectors. Government positions can obtained at national and local levels, as well as in the Foreign Service. In the private sector students have also found employment with any one of the hundreds of nongovernmental and community organizations doing work in the United States and abroad. These organizations range from community organizations to national and global human rights and civil rights organizations.
PAS graduate Latoya Burgess
Careers in which graduates holding BAs in Pan African Studies have excelled at include: teaching, education administration, public relations, journalism, the arts (TV, film, music, radio, fiction), social work, advertising, banking, human resources, communications, fundraising, community organizing, and program administration.
Many graduates with BAs in Pan African Studies go on to graduate school, where they find that their education in PAS prepares them for a range of graduate programs. Graduates in the field of Pan African Studies have gone on to graduate programs in the social sciences, the arts, humanities, public health, public administration, law, theology, journalism, and education.
Prominent individuals with degrees in Pan African, Africana, African, or African American Studies
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