The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals. 

The types of opportunities available to students with a PhD in Africology and African American Studies include the following careers. 

  • Behavioral specialist 
  • College professor/administrator
  • Community urban planner
  • Criminal justice lawyer
  • Cultural resources manager
  • Employment counselor
  • Family/child advocate
  • Foreign service specialist
  • Political analyst
  • Social worker
  • Sociologist 

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.