Career paths of alumni

Five years after graduation, 36% of Gettysburg alumni have completed and 17% are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (master's, doctoral, or professional). Alumni are employed in a variety of fields. The four most common career fields of Gettysburg alumni are: management, business & financial; education & library; science, technology & engineering; and health care.



FIELD

PERCENT

Art, Design, and Entertainment 2%
Communications and Media 4%
Community and Social Service 4%
Education and Library 14%
Health Care 8%
Law and Government 6%
Management, Business, and Financial 45%
Natural Resources 1%
Protection Services 0.5%
Science, Technology, and Engineering 9%
Service and Recreational 3%
Other 4%

 

Note: A few alumni reported both having obtained a graduate/professional degree AND being enrolled in a second graduate/professional degree program. After adjustment, 50% of Gettysburg alumni have completed and/or are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (master's, doctoral, or professional) five years after graduation.

Data Source: Five-Year-Out Alumni Baccalaureate Outcomes Studies