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Career Opportunities

Potential Careers for Sociology Majors

  • Child, Family and School Social Workers
  • Compliance Officers    
  • Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Counselors    
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Post-secondary Teachers
  • Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists
  • First-line Supervisors / Managers of Police and Detectives
  • Medical and Public Health Social Workers
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers
  • Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
  • Secondary School Teachers (except Special and Vocational)
  • Security Guards    
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Sociologists    
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Urban and Regional Planners