Career Opportunities

You’ll be prepared for careers requiring a broad understanding of American culture, critical thinking and writing, and interdisciplinary perspectives and applications. Our graduates can be found in law, journalism, business, public service, social work, education, museum studies, and graduate schools. For example, a 2022 AMST graduate has just begun her career in the political arena as Deputy Press Secretary to incoming Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro.

According to, American Studies majors with a bachelor’s degree hold an average salary of $67,380 per year.

Chris Picariello, ’95

Chris Picariello, ’95, remembers the opportunities provided for him at La Salle to begin his career. 

The La Salle community came together on Giving Tuesday to support the future of the University.  

Students prepare cups of hot chocolate

The annual campus event celebrated Christmas and other holiday religions with a hot cocoa bar, decorating stations, and photos with Santa.