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Career Possibilities

A degree in Sociology can help you get involved with multiple different fields. Below is a list of specific fields of study, areas of specialization, occupational outlooks, graduate study information and interviews with professionals who have pursued that career.

  • Aging & Gerontology
  • Account Planning in Advertising
  • Business Administration
  • Clergy
  • College Student Development
  • Community Development & Advocacy
  • Computer Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Educational Administration
  • Evaluation Research
  • Government Agencies
  • Healthcare Professions
  • Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources
  • International Relations & Development
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Marketing
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy & Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Survey Design & Analysis
  • Teaching
  • Urban & Community Planning

Questions Involving Studying Sociology

Attending Law School following Graduation

The American Bar Association recommends that you NOT study law prior to attending law school. Instead, they recommend that you receive rigorous liberal arts training. The most common pre-law majors are Political Science, Philosophy, and History.  Pre-law students, however, may also choose:  English, Sociology (we send many of our graduates to law school), Psychology, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Computer Sciences, or Math.

Corporate/Business Careers

You can pursue a career in business with any major. The vast majority of businesses that recruit at The College will eagerly hire bright, hardworking students with Liberal Arts majors. What you should do is study what you love, whether that’s business, art, philosophy, sociology, or something else. Life is too short to study what you feel you “ought to.”