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Sociology – Careers


What Can I Do With a Sociology Degree?

The adaptability and utility of an undergraduate degree in sociology can lead to numerous careers in social service, corrections, criminal justice or health care. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment for counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists through 2022 is projected to grow 19 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. Students wishing to pursue graduate work will find a sociology degree prepares them for study in a variety of disciplines.



Office of Career and Professional Development

We are here to help students navigate their way through the process of seeking meaningful and valuable career experiences, including on-campus employment, internships, service opportunities, and part-time and full-timework. Our team helps you develop a resume and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and contemplate your future career choices. We also offer ongoing professional development workshops and events.

Our partnership begins right away. When you arrive on campus, you’ll work in tandem with a life coach to ensure a smooth and successful transition to Maryville.

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