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Expanding Influence Puts Sociologists in Leadership Positions

Sociologists have hundreds of career paths to consider. You may find yourself working with economists, political scientists, psychologists, social workers, anthropologists, executives, government officials, or activists. As the world turns, professionals with a graduate degree in sociology enjoy an expansive field of occupational areas where they can meaningfully contribute.


With an MA in Sociology, you will be prepared for a wide range of jobs in many sectors of society:

  • Consultant
  • Human resource manager
  • Program manager
  • Practicing sociologist
  • Research analyst
  • Survey researcher
  • Gerontologist
  • Statistician
  • Urban planner
  • Community developer
  • University professor
  • Criminologist
  • Demographers
  • Counselor
  • Therapist
  • Director for drug safety operations
  • Educator