School of Interdisciplinary Studies

What Can You Do with a Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies?

The Interdisciplinary Studies major is an option for students seeking a degree that provides a broad background applicable to a variety of careers. It can also be a stepping stone in the pursuit of a master’s degree or further education toward a specific career.

Graduates with this major may find the following employment opportunities in:

  • Health Administration
  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Journalists
  • Writers for news, television, and film
  • Training and professional development
  • Research analysts
  • Advertising
  • Public relations managers and specialists
  • Human resources management
  • Legislative assistants
  • Project Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Entrepreneur
  • More Career Options


Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies students have interned at these companies:

  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Bridgestone
  • Averitt Express
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Columbia State Community College
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • Apple
  • Flowserve
  • Genesis House
  • Perdue Food
  • St. Thomas Regional Hospital
  • VW
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Right at Home
  • Plateau Mental Health
  • Prescott Middle School
  • Lannom Law Office
  • Woodland Park Elementary School

The internship course is LIST 4113/4116. A student may take an internship, 3 credit hours work 150 hours twice or take the 6 credit hours 300 hours work once.

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