Academics

How will you prepare to live and prosper in a world where the future is up to you? WPU offers education for the 21st century. We welcome your interest.

Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that prepares students for a truly broad range of career opportunities. It combines the methods and insights of the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences and stresses understanding of concepts, rational analysis, imagination and communication. Graduates go on to various careers in areas such as scientific research, hospitality management, technical recruitment, recreation administration and sales and marketing.

Recent internships include:

North Carolina Museum of History
Wake County Literacy Council
Rex Hospital
American Diabetes Association
United States Forest Service
United States Equine Rescue League
ARMAC, Inc.
North Carolina Office of State Archaeology
North Carolina Governor's Office
Greensboro Dance and Drama Therapy

Recent employment by liberal studies majors:

Scientist, GlaxoSmith Kline, Research Triangle Park, NC
Student Liaison, New Horizon Computer Learning Center
Vet Tech, CareFirst Animal Hospital at Grace Park
Teacher, Bright Horizons
Examiner, North Carolina Determination Services
Marketing Coordinator, Raleigh Foot and Ankle Center
Pharmacy Tech, CVS Pharmacy
Medical Laboratory Specialist, United States Army
Human Resources Specialist, Rex Hospital
Human Resources and Payroll Coordinator, Raleigh Medical Group

Recent graduate school acceptances:

East Carolina University, Master of Arts in Teaching
The American Film Institute Conservatory
The University of North Carolina Greensboro, Master's in Therapeutic Recreation
Campbell University School of Law
Regent University, School of Divinity 

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