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Career guidance and graduate studies offer graduating seniors new options

Students in the Master of Arts in Strategic Design program take a design challenge during a 24-hour design competition in 2019.

A lot has changed for students in the past few weeks, and many of their post-graduation plans may have been affected. Furman can help. Advisers in the Malone Center for Career Engagement are online and ready to talk students through their options, including continuing education at Furman University.

Furman Graduate Studies provides all students unique field-based learning experiences, personalized industry mentorship, and a superior career launch. Application to any of the programs is easy and personalized. To begin, visit the application page.

Master of Arts in Strategic Design

 The Master of Arts in Strategic Design is a specialized program that delivers the breadth of an M.B.A. program and the depth of an M.F.A. in design.

Students who want to elevate their professional options at the intersection of design, business and communications strategy are encouraged to apply for the MASD program. The portfolio school model replicates a creative professional environment allowing students to launch their creative career with hands-on, professional leadership experience, global industry connections and an exceptional portfolio and career placement.

Master of Arts in Teaching

Founded on the central principles of the liberal arts, Furman’s MAT is for those wanting to inspire the next generation through a career in secondary education (grades 9-12).

Scott Henderson, professor of education and director of Program Development and Evaluation, listens to education students during class.

A cross-disciplinary approach will enhance students’ critical thinking skills, teach them how to communicate effectively with other teachers and school administrators, and prepare them to lead in a specialized area where quality teachers are in high demand. Undergraduate majors that qualify for the program include history, politics and international affairs, biology, chemistry, physics, English, French and Spanish.

Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine

For students pursuing a career in health, Furman’s MSCEM provides both an advanced understanding of science and population health through patient-based case studies and a nine-month clinical experience in underserved communities.

Master’s of Public Health students during an anatomy lab in 2019.

This degree provides medical professionals with the expertise to lead in hospitals, strengthen our communities and prepare for tomorrow’s challenges.

For more information on these and other graduate programs, please visit the Graduate Studies website. Furman faculty and staff are ready to help prepare students for anything the future might hold.

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