Video: The History of Florida Tech

Check out a documentary about the history of Florida Tech conducted by Dr. Robert Taylor, Associate Dean and Head, School of Arts and Communication.

Time for a Higher Education

Florida Tech Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education ranks Florida Tech in the Top 200 Universities in the World! Additionally, Florida Tech was noted for a score of 99 out of a possible 100 in the citations category, making it #10 in the world for citations.

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Florida Tech College Salary ReportThe current College Salary Report ranks Florida Tech graduates' mid-career median salaries in first place among Florida universities. Other national universities with salaries for graduates similar to Florida Tech's include Columbia, Yale, Brown and Johns Hopkins.

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Careers in Humanities

Graduates of the humanities program are prepared for a wide variety of careers, including jobs in law, government service, history, literature, writing and editing, international studies and philosophy. Your degree prepares you to create your own career around the areas that interest you the most, or that you develop once you choose a job.

Career Outlook

Careers in humanities are rooted in every market industry in our culture from writers and filmmakers, artists and anthropologists, to social service workers, non-profit organization executives, government, military, clergy and sales. The analytical, writing and research, computer and foreign language skills that humanities majors develop sets them up for any number of humanities careers.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), provides detailed information about specific jobs including median annual pay, working conditions and job outlook, among other things. Check the handbook about careers you may be interested in to learn more.

Career Options

Careers in humanities that you might consider include:

  • Writer or Editor
  • Artist
  • Sales, Customer Service Specialist
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Human Resources Specialist or Manager
  • Librarian
  • Counselor/Therapist
  • Museum Curator
  • Clergy
  • Counselor
  • Psychologist
  • Diplomat
  • Historian

The list we provided is certainly not exclusive but provides a good illustration of some of the careers in humanities available to Florida Tech graduates.

Entry-Level Salary Expectations

Entry-level salaries for the variety of careers in humanities can be researched at PayScale.com, an online salary information company that helps people obtain accurate real-time information on job market compensation.

For example, Payscale.com reports entry-level salaries on the following careers:

Anthropologist: $36,000
Artist: $34,400
Drama: $39,300
Journalism: $36,800

Careers in humanities: For the well-rounded individual who perhaps desires the freedom to choose above all else when it comes to deciding on a career path.