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Career Plannng: "What Can I Do With A Major In...?"


What Can I Do With a Major In Sociology?


Bullet Students with a degree in Sociology could pursue a variety of career opportunities. Any career reflective of their skills, interests, values, personal style, etc., could be attainable with good self-marketing skills. Some career opportunities will require advanced study.



Urban/Regional Planner

Youth Services Worker

Market Research Analyst

Community Relations Director

Population Studies Researcher

College Admissions Specialist

Lobbying Researcher

Consumer Advocate

Probation/Parole Officer

Labor relations specialist

Customs Officer

Corrections Officer

Child care worker


Market research analyst

Substance Abuse CounselorCareer CounselorGerontologistHospital AdministratorMental Health WorkerPersonnel ManagerRehabilitation Counselor AssistantSocial Worker

Public Health Statistician


Community Resource Coordinator


Peace Corps/VISTA Worker

Customer Service Director

Political Campaign Worker

Institutional Researcher/Historian

Crime Victim Services Worker

Cottage Parent

Labor Relations Researcher

Eligibility Worker

Urban Planning Research Assistant

Job analyst

Public information officer

Policy researcher

Advertising ManagerChild Welfare WorkerGuidance CounselorHuman Resources AdministratorNursing Home AdministratorPublic Relations ManagerSales RepresentativeSpeech Pathologist

To learn more about these careers, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH can show you training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and more...


Related links:

American Sociological Association


Population Association of America


Social Science Research Council



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Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor



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