Careers in Sociology
Students succeed in jobs involved in skills related to social skills in relationships and in organizational development. Many sociology majors work in business and public and private agencies. Career opportunities available with a sociology degree include: law enforcement, courts, corrections, private security, social services, social agency administration, education and research, placement and personnel work, community organizations, human development agencies, public administration, urban planning, child support services, shelters for abused women and children, mental health, and other agencies.
A degree in sociology lays a foundation for graduate studies in social work, public administration, marriage and family counseling, anthropology, law and criminal justice.