What Can I Do With A Major In Modern Languages

A Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages will prepare one for careers in program administration, international affairs, business, education, and translation in both the public and private sectors. Due to our global economy, graduates who understand different cultures and languages are in high demand. Among Ursinus alumni in Modern Languages you will find doctors, translators, educators, pharmaceutical/biotech professionals, lawyers, financial analysts and advisors, and non-profit and government professionals.

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Area and Cultural Studies Professor
Book Editor
Clergy Member (Religious Leader)
College/University Professor
Communications Professor
Elementary School Teacher
Equal Opportunity Representative
Export Agent
Family Caseworker
Foreign Exchange Trader
Foreign Language Interpreter
Foreign Language Teacher
Foreign Language Translator (Written Material)
Foreign Service Officer
Foreign Service Peacekeeping Specialist
Foreign Student Adviser
High School Teacher
Intelligence Specialist (Government)
Library Consultant
Middle School Teacher
Missionary Worker (Foreign Country)
Radio & TV News Commentator
Remedial Education Teachers
Scientific Linguist
Social Worker
Travel Writer (Journalist)

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