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Liberal Arts & Humanities Degrees and Programs Offered in Georgia (GA)


Liberal arts and humanities degrees in Georgia can lead to a number of careers in fields such as social services and community, counseling, social and human service assistance, clergy and health education. To enhance career potential, students can benefit from taking vocational classes and internships in a particular field to help them gain specific experience and to learn what jobs in their chosen field may entail.

Liberal arts and humanities degrees in GA

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2009 the population of Georgia reached 9,829,211. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports a total of 42,200 positions for careers in the community and social services occupations in Georgia in 2009. Here are some popular positions for graduates with liberal arts and humanities degrees in Georgia, along with the number of people employed and their mean annual salaries:

  • Social and human service assistants, 8,460: $27,440
  • Educational, vocational and school counselors, 6,670: $55,150
  • Child, family and school social workers, 6,730: $36,910
  • Medical and public health workers, 3,630: $45,940
  • Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists, 3,910: $36,380

The BLS projects that between 2008 and 2018, careers for social and human service assistants will increase by 23 percent throughout the United States.