Careers for Sociology Majors

Job Titles of B.A. / B.S. Sociology Degree Recipients*

* Taken from Embarking Upon a Career With an Undergraduate Degree in Sociology, 2nd Edition, American Sociological Association, 1998.

Community and Social Services

  • Fund raising assistant / director
  • Child care worker
  • Caseworker / aide
  • Environmental organizer
  • Community organizer
  • Youth outreach worker
  • Family planning worker
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Occupational / career counselor
  • Hospital administrator
  • Medical records worker
  • Community aide
  • Homeless / housing worker
  • Case manager
  • Child development technician
  • Public administration assistant
  • Recreation worker
  • Public assistance worker
  • Resident planning aide
  • Group home worker
  • Rehabilitation program worker
  • Public health supervisor
  • Rural health outreach worker
  • Housing coordinator

Government

  • Affirmative action worker
  • Employee specialist
  • Foreign service officer
  • Human rights officer
  • International worker
  • Personnel coordinator
  • Program supervisor
  • Special agent
  • Urban planner
  • Information officer
  • Legislative aide
  • Peace Corps Volunteer

Research

  • Social research assistant
  • Survey research technician
  • Data analyst
  • Market researcher
  • Interviewer
  • Public survey worker
  • Census research assistant
  • Statistician
  • Demographer assistant
  • Criminology assistant
  • Consumer researcher
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