Create Your Career Path: B.A. or B.A.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies at Marylhurst

Interdisciplinary studies graduates tend to be creative and critical thinkers, able to solve problems from a variety of perspectives. Because the degree is highly customizable, career paths are diverse. Our graduates have pursued careers in business, communications, teaching and the arts, and entered master’s and Ph.D. programs in numerous disciplines, including English, psychology, social work, ministry, public administration and environmental science.

  The Interdisciplinary Studies program is now accepting inquiries and applicants for 2017.  

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Interdisciplinary Studies Success Stories

Susan Hess - Student - MarylhurstSUSAN HESS LOGEAIS is a seeker, a lifelong learner. And she’s made Marylhurst University the latest destination on her memorable journey through life after earning a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and graduating with honors in 2014.

Susan has been on the cover of Vogue, acted with stars such as Nicolas Cage and Alec Baldwin, and danced with the San Francisco Ballet. But now her focus is on applying her Interdisciplinary Studies degree to broaden her career in socially responsible film making as the owner of Hot Flash Films PDX.  Read more about Susan’s journey.

Crystal Dawn - Interdisciplinary Studies - MarylhurstCRYSTAL DAWN WALKER, interdisciplinary studies alum, was named executive director for Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust, an affordable housing nonprofit in Ellensburg, Wash., in July 2014. Crystal earned a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Marylhurst University in 2011.

The Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust provides home ownership opportunities to individuals who may not otherwise qualify for traditional loans. This is accomplished through the community land trust model of home ownership, creating perpetually affordable housing for generations.

Career and Internship Services

Student at Marylhurst UniversityAs a Marylhurst student, you will have access to our Career and Internship Services team who offer everything from resume help to internship placement. And this service continues beyond your years with Marylhurst, as an alum, you have access to career management and assistance from our hands-on, caring team.

Connected faculty
Because most of our faculty are also practitioners in their specialized field, you benefit from their network. Connections and relationships you build during your program will give you a significant advantage in your career field.

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