Careers in Sociology

A bachelor’s degree in sociology provides graduates with a set of skills in high demand by many of today’s employers. These include: design and implementation of research projects; qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis; written and oral communication; awareness and understanding of diversity from local to global; research and program evaluation; and application of theory to help alleviate social problems. Common career opportunities for the sociology B.A. graduate include but are not limited to: social services, community development, corrections, marketing and advertising, university admissions, educational counseling, human resources, health services, public relations, government agencies, and teaching (with required certifications).