What can I do with a Sociology Degree?

There is no such thing as a career in Sociology.  What Sociology does for you, career-wise, is it allows you to take your natural human abilities and fine tune them into a skill set that will assist you in a variety of job positions.  From politics to the arts and human relations careers in Sociology focused areas are plentiful.

Some examples are:

  • Senior & Youth Services
  • Politics
  • Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice
  • Non-profit Management
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Writer
  • Adoption Services
  • Crisis Intervention Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Religious Organizations
  • Organizational Management
  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Office & Operations Manager
  • Juvenile court worker
  • Journalism
  • Sales

Successful Sociology Degree Graduates

Are you still unsure if a Sociology Degree is right for you? Here is a small list of just a few famous and successful individuals who graduated with a degree in Sociology.


  • Rev. Martin Luther King
  • Cardinal Theodor McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington, DC
  • Ronald Reagan


  • Saul Bellow, Novelist
  • Robin Williams, actor/comedian
  • Dinah Shore, singer


  • Alonzo Mourning, Miami Heat
  • Ahmad Rashad, Sportscaster
  • Joe Theisman, NFL quarterback

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