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Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
What can I do with a sociology degree?

With a degree in sociology, you'll be prepared for jobs in fields such as law enforcement, education, government, social services, business and management. With knowledge of human behavior and societal change, you’ll thoughtfully engage and successfully contribute to the world around you.

Potential careers include:

  • Guidance counselor
  • Law enforcement officer
  • Probation officer
  • Human resources specialist
  • Management consultant
  • Market research analyst
  • Media planner
  • Policy analyst
  • Public relations specialist
  • Social science researcher

Many students also choose to pursue advanced degrees in sociology and other social sciences, law or other related fields.

We also encourage you to pursue internships. Internships are excellent ways to combine your education with practical work experience in industry, business and government. For help with your resume, internship/job placement, or general career advice, contact:

CLA Office of Career Services
308 Tichenor Hall 
Phone 334-844-4541