You are naturally curious about the human experience.

Communication studies, criminal justice, history, philosophy,and politics. These areas of study will indulge your exploration of the human experience and strengthen your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. New England College’s humanities-related programs allow you to study the forms of human expression and the ways people use them to find meaning.

Learning by doing is the foundation for NEC’s approach to higher education. Expert faculty, internships, and fieldwork place you side by side with professionals in your chosen field.

Humanities at New England College can help you open the door to a rewarding career in a variety of exciting fields.

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Humanities Degrees
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The study away trips really opened my eyes to where I could work with this degree and all of the different types of jobs available.

Kyle from MA, Class of ‘19

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I wanted to study creative writing under proven professionals. Knowing that I was working with writers that were actively publishing and writing books was really important to me.

Alexis from NH, Class of ‘16

Where Will You Go with Your Humanities Degree?

Job Outlook for Humanities Occupations in the United States

Nationwide, about 888,000 new teaching jobs are expected to be added by 2026.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Obtained May 2019

A Humanities Degree Leads to Many Career Opportunities

Humanities degrees open the door to many career opportunities in fields that are expected to grow anywhere from 11 to 14 percent, and sometimes even more.

NEC offers degrees in the humanities that will lead to careers in varied areas of employment, including public service, writing and journalism, human services, law enforcement, and more. Some popular job opportunities available to graduates of NEC Humanities programs include:

  • Journalist
  • Law Enforcement
  • Paralegal
  • Political Analyst
  • Public Relations
  • Social Worker
  • Technical Writer

Careers in Humanities span a wide variety of talents and interests. Overall, humanities careers are offering graduates many lucrative job options with high median annual wages. Examples include:

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Obtained May 2019

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New England College has been passionate about education, personal and professional growth, and the power of transformation since the beginning. We welcome you to become a part of this growing community. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

Move Forward

New England College has been passionate about education, personal and professional growth, and the power of transformation since the beginning. We welcome you to become a part of this growing community. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

Move Forward

GET CONNECTED

Fully Accredited. Highly Affordable.
Online or on Campus

GET CONNECTED

Fully Accredited.
Highly Affordable.
Online or on Campus