You want to connect with the world around you. You want to explore and understand other cultures and how they relate to our increasing interconnectedness. Hartwick’s Global Studies major is designed to help you find your own global path.
Many Career Paths
Combine your Global Studies major with Business and get ahead in the fast-paced world of international business relations. Get an Education Certification and teach, or study political science and represent your country as a diplomat. Pairing with a Criminal Justice major hones your focus on international security, or with public health to help keep people safe.
And with our Peace Corps Preparatory Program, you can put your global perspectives to use and explore what Peace Corps Volunteers need to know to serve around the world. Plus it goes on your digital resume as a credential many employers value.
Studying abroad is at the heart of the Global Studies program. J Term experiences let you immerse yourself in world cultures, while funded internships in Morocco, Belgium, and Senegal give you the chance to study and work in diverse global communities.
Your Faculty Mentor will guide you in a research project to present at Student Showcase, and your Career Coach will recommend internship and real-world work experiences to bolster your talents and confidence. Learn about your workplace from your Alumni Mentor, and know that your Success Coach is cheering you on the whole way.
AN EDUCATION BUILT FOR YOU
Your Global Studies major is foremost about getting ready for success in our interconnected world. At Hartwick, you’ll build you FlighPath to set and achieve career goals so that you can become an international professional.
WHERE CAN A HARTWICK GLOBAL STUDIES DEGREE TAKE YOU?
Like Matipa Mutoti ‘20, now a graduate student at American University in Washington D.C. Matipa received an Emerson Internship Fellowship in 2019 and interned at Fondation Orient-Occident in Rabat Prefecture, Morocco.
Kelsey VanAlstyne ‘20 used the skills she learned as a Women’s Empowerment Intern at L’Union de L’Action Feminine in Morocco to work as a Victim’s Advocate at Opportunities for Otsego. With a double-major in Political Science, she presented her thesis “Microfinance as a Tool for Female Empowerment: A Case Study of Bolivia, India and Tanzania” at Student Showcase.
Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program
Ready to move faster? Get the full Hartwick global studies experience in three-quarters the time at three-quarters the cost.Learn More