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Alum Success

"LSSU prepared me for my career in a variety of ways, by exposing me to a wide range of ideas and areas of focus within my field, by developing the independent thinking and curiosity that would be required to pursue graduate work, and by fostering the confidence that I could make it happen. LSSU really did put the foundation under my aspirations; in fact, it allowed me to develop these aspirations in the first place."

Christopher Fink, PhD
Assistant Professor and Department Chair, Physical Education Department, Ohio Wesleyan University

Social Science

Develops skills useful in various employment areas, both in the public and private sectors.

Specialized Education
 
Degrees

The social science degree helps prepare students to be effective citizens and develops skills useful in various employment areas, both in the public and private sectors. Both degree programs allow you to take a large number of electives, providing flexibility in accommodating a number of career plans.

Careers

  • Urban and Regional Planner — Develops comprehensive plans and programs for the use of land for industrial and public sites.
  • Government Worker — Works for a variety of local, state and federal agencies as operational-level personnel and managers.

 

  

Average Salary of Graduates (NACE)

  • $31,497
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Impact in the real world...

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty. "I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans." [ more ]

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