Become a more engaged citizen of the world.
As a global studies major, you can focus on topics that span political science, economics, sociology, geography, and anthropology. Investigate global issues and current challenges. Use your studies to understand pressing social justice and human rights issues. With our reimagined general education curriculum, you'll learn about 21st-century issues facing humankind.
You'll grow into a career that will blaze a trail and transform the lives of your community and your world. As you forge a path as a social worker, journalist, museum educator, or activist, you'll gain a reputation as an innovator and creative thinker.
Immerse yourself in theories of social and economic change that influence individuals, societies, and institutions. Become an advocate for fair and sustainable policies that affect the environment now and in the future. By conducting research into issues you’re passionate about, you’ll develop a greater understanding of global problems and come up with potential solutions.
Your two internships in varied settings throughout Great Boston or abroad, including government, advocacy organizations, and non-governmental organizations, will put you to work addressing issues ranging from climate change to human rights to refugee crises. You'll make connections in places like the Massachusetts State House, National Organization for Women, UN Association of Greater Boston, Lahey Health, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Office, and many more. In this way, you can shape your career interests and develop the professional skills vital to work in the global domain.