Careers

The sociology major helps prepare students for careers in social service, administration in government or business, social research and data analysis, criminal justice, law, urban planning, immigration services, international development and related fields. Students are also encouraged to pursue graduate study in sociology or related fields so as to enhance their credentials for career achievement. Some careers of interest to sociology majors include:

  • Admissions Counselor
  • Business
  • Community Organizer
  • Convention Planner
  • Cooperative Extension Agent
  • Correctional Case Worker
  • Customs/Immigration Officer
  • Day Care Worker
  • Demographer
  • Gerontologist
  • Hospice Coordinator
  • Human Resources
  • Law and Para-legal Work
  • Peace Corps/International Development Agencies
  • Policing and Corrections
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Social Worker
  • Sociologist (graduate study)
  • Urban Planning