Careers and Outcomes

Sociology and anthropology majors go on to careers in many different fields including human services and non-profit management, healthcare, the justice system, and research, among others.

Below is just a small sample of careers available, along with various alumni who are prospering within the respective fields. Another excellent resource for students to locate job and internship resources, find specific recommendations, and sign up for career-related events is the Handshake program offered through the Career Center. Check out the Handshake program here

Alumni

Connect with our alumni

Want to connect with people already in established careers within various fields? Check out our Alumni Network.

Career fields

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Human services and non-profit management

Non-profit, state, and other organizations offer a wide range of jobs in sociology and anthropology.

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International careers

An education in sociology, anthropology, or archaeology can prepare you for job opportunities around the world.

Family and youth services

For those who wish to help families and children, sociology and anthropology degrees offer unique careers.

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Advocacy and social change

Do you want to change the world? You are not alone! Many of us go into the sociology and anthropology fields to become a force for social change.

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Healthcare

There are many career opportunities in the healthcare field that are suitable for Sociology and Anthropology graduates.

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Law in society

Your education in Sociology could help you be a part of the front lines in assisting with social reform by pursuing a career in law.

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Social research

Your training in sociology and anthropology makes you uniquely qualified to conduct research on human populations!

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Archaeology

Archaeology is one of four fields in anthropology. As such, jobs in archaeology require unique skills.