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You’ve come to the right place. Our graduates have been successful in every field in the business world. Liberal Arts students have no need to worry about “keeping up” with their peers with business majors. In fact, a recent study shows that a Liberal Arts degree prepares students for long-term professional success. Scroll down to learn more.
As you choose your college and contemplate your major or career path, remember to not only ask “what do I want to do,” but also “who do I want to be.” You are more than your major. At Christendom College, you will receive an education and formation that will prepare you, not just for your career, but for all areas of life—from family to finance, and social to spiritual. You will be ready for whatever life throws your way. Our education is different. Dare to join us.
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“After answering my questions, my future boss looked across the desk and asked, ‘Are you sure you want this position, because honestly it seems like you could do any job here.’”
– Matt Worley ’12
Private Client Account Manager
“Christendom College provides a broad knowledge base and develops core skills that can be applied to many professions. These core skills include how to think logically and theoretically, assess ideas, analyze, and communicate effectively. By attending Christendom, I built a strong foundation allowing me to transition easily between various types of executive positions and work environments.’”
– Michele Velasco ’91
Vice President for Finance
SiriusXM Satellite Rado
“A Christendom College education opens endless opportunities and confers enormous obligations. The time I spent at Christendom enabled me to earn a valuable liberal arts degree, taught me intellectual discipline and effective work habits, and helped me to prioritize the important things in my life. Many students in American colleges and universities today acquire a narrow, overly specialized education, but employers and graduate schools are actively seeking well-rounded, liberal arts undergraduates. Following my graduation, I enrolled in Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Professional Accounting in Boston, MA, where 90% of students have liberal arts, non-business backgrounds. I encourage each of you to consider a future in business. A Christendom degree does not prohibit entry into the field; on the contrary, it facilitates success.”
– Sean Kay ’97, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alumni in Action
- Sean Kay ’97 – English/Political Science – Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
- Michael Meridith ’97 – History – Accountant, Murray & Cavanaugh, P.C., CPA
- Mike Williams ’91 – French – President, Strategic Gold Corporation
- Nick Oligny ’06 – History – Financial Advisor, VALIC
- David Hickin ’90 – Philosophy – Director, KeyBanc Capital Markets
- Michele Velasco ’91 – Political Science – Vice President, Finance, Sirius XM Radio
- John Halisky ’04 – History – Team Manager/Consulting Group Analyst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
- Jeff Sciscilo ’04 – Political Science – Associate VP, McLaughlin Ryder Investments
- Dan Dancause ’98 – Philosophy – Director, Qualified Plans and Investment Research, GPS Investment Advisors
- Matt Worley ’12 – History – Private Client Account Manager, World First
The Power of the Liberal Arts
Through the study of the Catholic liberal arts, you will encounter a universal study of knowledge—through Mathematics, History, Literature, Science, Classics, and Political Science—unified by the central role played by Philosophy and Theology. John Henry Newman noted that this 2000-year time-tested curriculum actually expands the intellect, empowering you to win in the marketplace when competing with graduates of other colleges or universities.
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