An August article in USA Today detailed how liberal arts graduates can increase their job prospects by adding technical skills to their educational background (read the full article here).
While hiring managers continue to search for employees with developed skills in critical thinking, decision making and effective communication – all tenets of a liberal arts education – recent research indicates that liberal arts graduates who also possess skills in marketing, sales, business, social media, graphic design, data analysis and management, computer programming or information technology networking and support can significantly increase their employability.
At JBU, we believe in education of the whole person – head, heart, hand. Our liberal arts degree not only equips you with the ability to communicate clearly and think critically, but teaches you how to apply those skills in the real world.
Become marketable with a degree in liberal arts from John Brown University. To find out more, visit our liberal arts pages.
John Brown University’s mission is to provide Christ-centered education that prepares people to honor God and serve others by developing their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives. At JBU, we understand that a traditional campus experience isn’t for everyone. That’s why we developed our Degree Completion Program, which integrates the unparalleled quality of a John Brown University education with the convenience of online or evening classes.
John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked first in best value among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and enrolls more than 2,200 students from 40 states and 39 countries.