Multidisciplinary Studies

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About the Major

The Multidisciplinary Studies (MdS) major lets you tailor your education to meet your unique academic interests and career aspirations, allowing you to access courses from over 100 disciplines. MdS graduates work in a wide variety of settings, including business, nonprofit, education, and government. Regardless of your specific degree plan, MdS curriculum helps you to develop your creativity, self-motivation, ability to synthesize knowledge, and communication skills.

Career Outcomes

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Where do students work after graduation?

Where do students work after graduation?

Job titles and employers for graduates reported within 6 months of graduation
Job Title Employer
Accessibility Consultant U.S. Bank
Client Strategy/Engagement Lead Horizontal Digital
Clinical Applications Trainer Prexium
Compliance Officer United Health Group
Director of Technical Services U Care
Finance Professional 4 University of Minnesota
HR Business Partner NACS Inc.
Information Technology Project Manager SMSC
Lab Supervisor Pace Analytical
Office Assistant Grand Properties
Plant Manager SporoBio
Principal Engineer Target
Program Support Specialist Department of Veteran Affairs
Special Education Assistant Minneapolis Public Schools
Special Education Teacher Performing Institute of Minnesota Arts High School
Training Coordinator Medtronic

Where do students continue education after graduation?

Where do students continue education after graduation?

List of programs and schools students enrolled in after graduation
Program School
Business Administration University of Minnesota
Horticulture University of Minnesota
Special Education University of Minnesota
Special Education University of St. Thomas
Supply Chain Management University of Minnesota
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Hamline University
Veterinary Medicine University of Minnesota

Full outcomes report including salary, locations, satisfaction, and more

Common Entry-Level Job Titles

  • Director of Academics Services
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Program Manager
  • Regulatory Affairs Consultant
  • Server Administration
  • Special Education Assistant

Top Employers

  • Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • SMSC
  • United Health Group
  • University of Minnesota
  • Wells Fargo

Types of Employers

  • Advertising agencies
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Government agencies
  • Health systems and insurance
  • Nonprofit agencies
  • Research centers and universities
  • Self-employment

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(career area/industry/keywords) professional associations.”
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.
  • Study Abroad Information for Multidisciplinary Studies