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Adult & Returning Students: Career Impact

Employment outcomes for adult undergraduates in Marist's School of Professional Programs.

Employment Outcomes for School of Professional Programs Students

Career Outcomes for Adult Undergraduate Students at Marist.In a recent survey of all adult undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs through Marist's School of Professional Programs, 98% indicated they were employed full-time in the area of their degree, 7% indicated they were enrolled in further education full-time (graduate / doctoral program or additional coursework), and 23% indicated they were employed while continuing to further their education. We're also fortunate to have an inspiring group of industry advisors, faculty, and successful alumni and their diverse perspectives are incorporated into our programs.  During your studies, you have access to the online alumni directory, student services, study abroad options, career services, and numerous informal activities and events. 

As a student, you have access to Marist alumni from your first day and you can be certain that whenever you have questions or seek advice, they will respond. During your studies, you have access to these individuals via the online alumni directory, mentoring programs, conferences, international alumni gatherings, and numerous informal activities and events. 

Notable Employers of Adult Undergraduate Students*

  • Arlington Central School District
  • Children's Home of Poughkeepsie
  • Dept. of Community and Family Services
  • Health Quest Systems 
  • Kaplan Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Obama Foundation
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 
  • Planned Parenthood

*a small sample of employers from the prior year

Career Preparation

  • Coordinator of Technology and Training
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Legal Secretary 
  • Manager of Foundation Operations
  • Corporate Communications and Graphics Specialist