Sociology | Careers

Sociology job opportunities exist in business, government, and the nonprofit sector.

A few job possibilities:

  • Public or private researcher
  • Public relations or advertising professional
  • City Planning consultant
  • School teacher
  • Social worker
  • Lawyer

Students of sociology often run for elected office, work as affirmative action specialists or personnel coordinators, statisticians or legislative aids, human rights workers or community or labor organizers. Some graduates start their own businesses or become a supervisor or manager for a large business.

Mount Mercy's sociology program also provides the basis for graduate studies in sociology. Check out some of the exciting careers our alumni have begun!