Spanish Major at Marquette

What Can You Do With a Major in Spanish?

Spanish major careers and Jobs

What can you do with a major in Spanish? This major prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of careers, including education, international affairs and business. About a third of our graduates pursue further education in law, medical or graduate school.

Jobs for Spanish majors

Job prospects vary by field, but the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 22 percent increase in jobs for interpreters and translators through 2018, much higher than the average for other occupations. You'll find Marquette's Spanish majors working in the following fields:

  • Multinational firms
  • International banks
  • Foreign service
  • Teaching in the United States and abroad
  • Translating and interpreting
  • International news agencies
  • Airlines

You'll find them in law, medical or graduate school at places such as:

  • Cornell University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvard University
  • Marquette University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Temple University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Florida

Spanish

You might like the Spanish major if you:

✓ Like Spanish language and culture

✓ Have strong written and spoken communication skills

✓ Are interested in studying abroad

What can you do with a major in Spanish?

Students in classMany graduates succeed in a variety of careers, including education, international affairs and business, international news agencies, and airlines.

Learn more about what you can do with a major in Spanish.

Visit the department that offers the Spanish major.


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