What can I do with a degree in Sociology?

Mediator and/or Arbitrator
conduct training programs and contract research for businesses and organizations; they propose and evaluate various personnel and industrial relations programs.

Work in Social Services
rehabilitation, case management, work with youth or the elderly, recreation, or administration.

Community Work
fund-raising for nonprofits, child-care or community development agencies, or environmental groups.

Corrections
in probation, parole, or other criminal justice work.

Business
advertising, marketing and consumer research, insurance, real estate, personnel work, training, or sales.

Health Services
family planning, substance abuse, rehabilitation counseling, health planning, hospital admissions, and insurance companies.

Publishing, Journalism, and Public Relations
in writing, research, and editing.

Teaching
in elementary and secondary schools, in conjunction with appropriate teacher certification.

Government Services
in federal, state, and local government jobs in such areas as transportation, housing, agriculture, and labor.

Organizational Planning
development and training.

Human Resources
management (personnel) and industrial relations.

Marketing
public relations, and organizational research.

Academic Researcher
research on multinational corporations, factories, banks, retail stores, government agencies, hospitals, restaurants, nursing homes, and countless other settings.

College/University Offices
in admissions, alumni relations, or placement offices.

College Professor and/or Trainer
in colleges and universities and contribute to research on theory, work, occupations, labor relations, or organizations.

International Business

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