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Sociology Program

Come work with us! Now hiring an Assistant Professor of Sociology.

“Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior.  Sociologists investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies and how people interact within these contexts.  Since all human behavior is social, the subject matter of sociology ranges from the intimate family to the hostile mob; from organized crime to religious traditions; from the divisions of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture.” 

American Sociological Association, 21st Century Careers with an Undergraduate degree in Sociology, 2013.

What kinds of jobs can sociology majors get?

We provide our sociology majors training in methodological skills that lead to jobs after graduation. We also prepare students for graduate school in multiple fields.Below is just a sample: 

Public Sociology Track

Non-profit organizations jobs

Social work and outreach jobs

Urban/Community development jobs

Data collection and analysis jobs


Government Track

Federal, state, and local  government jobs

Data collection and analysis jobs

Policy recommendations jobs

Community leadership jobs

Business Track

Data collection and analysis jobs

Social media big data jobs

Labor organization jobs

Human resources jobs

Management jobs

Graduate Studies Track

Community development (MA and PhD)

Public Administration (MPA)

Public Health (MPH)

Social work (MSW)

Law (JD)

Medicine (MD)

Teaching sociology (MA and PhD)

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