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he increasing growth of globalization and diversity is creating in-demand jobs for Spanish majors. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs in interpreting and translating will rise by 29% between 2014 and 2024. If you’re considering earning a Spanish degree, then read on to learn about some potential career choices in this field:

Spanish Interpreter

The job outlook for interpreters is fantastic, and this career typically requires a bachelor’s degree and short-term on-the-job training. Career opportunities in this field are growing much faster than the average, meaning that selecting Spanish as a major may promote your long-term job security. Interpreters work in environments like schools, courtrooms, conference centers and hospitals where they interpret another language into Spanish or the reverse.

Foreign Correspondent

If you have a love of travel and an interest in journalism, then you might consider a career as a foreign correspondent. These professionals inform the public about current events and news on local, national and international levels. Many foreign correspondents spend time in the field and have a fast-paced work environment where they report for television, radio, websites, newspapers or magazines.

Spanish Educator

A career as a Spanish educator can be an appealing choice for many students. These professionals work in education as college professors, Spanish instructors and school teachers. Some of the job duties that you may encounter in this field include teaching Spanish language fundamentals, developing a curriculum and grading coursework. Fluency in both verbal and written Spanish and English along with a thorough understanding of grammar and composition are essentials for Spanish educators. Additional training and education may be required.

GCU’s focus is providing students with a quality education that will support their career goals. If you’re interested in Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Spanish degree, then click the green Request More Information button at the top of this page or visit the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


  • “Interpreters and Translators.” Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved from: bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/interpreters-and-translators.htm

Are you passionate about helping others find the greatness within them? If so, then the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance and Sport Psychology from Grand Canyon University may provide you with the ideal professional and academic foundations to pursue your career goals. Offered by Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the BS in sport psychology was designed for individuals with an interest in sports, health, fitness, performing arts or mental health fields. The following are just a few examples of the potentially rewarding careers that graduates of our program may go on to pursue:

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The Master of Science in Addiction Counseling program is offered by Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This degree is designed for students who want to become an addiction counselor.

Graduates of this program will have the academic foundation needed to begin the process of applying for licensure or certification in their home state. After earning this master’s degree from GCU, you may be prepared to work in settings like private practice, hospitals, substance abuse clinics or your own counseling clinic. Continue reading to learn what to expect from a day in the life of a professional addiction counselor:

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By Jessalyn Johnson
English Literature Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

If you are interested in a career in counseling, you may desire to continue your education and earn a master’s degree to prepare for licensing and broaden your opportunities. It may also become of interest to you to hone your counseling skills by earning a Master of Science in Christian Counseling. This program is an excellent choice for counselors who aspire to bring Christianity into their profession and use God’s Word to help others! Here are three great reasons you should earn a master’s degree in Christian counseling:

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Research indicates that millions of individuals suffer from substance abuse annually, and it’s among the most common problems in the United States. When you consider this, it’s not surprising that jobs in substance abuse and addiction counseling are projected to grow significantly, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

If you’re considering Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Addiction Counseling degree, then read on to learn about the program’s outcomes and potential career options:

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By Jessalyn Johnson
English and Professional Writing Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sarah Robertson is an online professor in Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Sarah earned her Master of Arts in Education from the University of Phoenix in 2011 and is now educating students in the online classroom in courses centered on the art of teaching education.

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