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.

Left to right: Br. Daniel Gardner, FSC, '94, MA '96, Emma Provost, ‘20, and Tom Southard, J.D.

Newest members bring industry and business experience to their board roles.

Rose Schankweiler, ’27

As part of the experience, Rose Schankweiler, ’27, attended F1 grand prix in Spain.

Students in the Class of 2028 are visiting 20th and Olney this summer for new student orientation.