Education & Social Sciences

Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice

Sociology Careers

Related Occupations
  • Anthropologist
  • Economist
  • Lawyer
  • Probation Officer
  • Case Worker
  • Educator
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Psychologist
  • Child Care Worker
  • Epidemiologist
  • Minister
  • Public Administrator
  • Church Worker
  • Geographer
  • Missionary
  • Public Health Worker
  • City Manager
  • Gerontologist
  • Peace Corps/VISTA Volunteer
  • Public Opinion Pollster
  • Consultant
  • Historian
  • Personnel Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Counselor
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Police Officer
  • Research Assistant
  • Criminologist
  • Human Services Worker
  • Policy Analyst
  • Recreation Worker
  • Demographer
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Political Scientist
  • Social Worker
  • Survey Worker
  • Urban Planner
Employers of Sociology Majors
  • Business corporations
  • Correctional institutions
  • Labor unions
  • Public relations firms
  • Churches and religious organizations
  • Governmental agencies
  • Market research departments/firms
  • Social service agencies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Hospitals
  • Personnel departments
Related Skills
  • Proficiency in interpersonal communication
  • Ability to conduct and explain sociological research clearly
  • Expertise in applying sociological research to policy issues
  • Insight into organizational and structural determinants of human behavior
  • Skilled in relating to people of diverse backgrounds in various situations
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Proficiency in reading comprehension, writing and speaking
  • Critical thinking skills to analyze problems and recommend appropriate actions
American Sociological Association
1722 N St. NW 
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202-833-3410
Fax: 202-785-014
Law and Society Association
University of Massachusetts
Hampshire House
Box 33615
Amherst MA 01003
Phone: 413-545-4617 Fax: 413-545-1640

Society for the Study of Social Problems
906 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee, Dept. Of Sociology
Knoxville TN 37996
Phone: 423-974-3620 Fax: 423-974-7013