“A people without knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey
African American Studies
We have compiled some careers that are commonly sought out after completing an African American Studies degree.
Paralegal or Lawyer
University, High School, or Elementary School Administrator
Private or Public School Educator
Museum Historian, Director, or Curator
Human Resources Specialist
Non-Profit Administrator or Entrepreneur
any public, private or education related field
What post-graduate Opportunities are there in the field of AFAM Studies?
Currently, there is no graduate program here at WKU, but here are some graduate schools for continuing an African American, Africana, or African Diaspora Studies Degree.
Ph D’s can be earned at the following institutions:
Temple, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Harvard, Yale, California at Berkeley, Michigan State, Northwestern, Columbia, and Indiana
Masters Degrees can be earned at the following institutions:
Boston University, Clark Atlanta, Columbia, Cornell, Florida International, NYU, Ohio State, Syracuse, SUNY Albany, UCLA, University of Chicago, Iowa, Louisville, South Carolina, South Florida, Texas at Austin, Wisconsin at Madison, and Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
If you are interested in a minor, classes, or a future in African American Studies contact us at 270.745.2715 or via email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
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