Sociology

Examine how groups, organizations, institutions and cultures interact, and how those relationships influence the human social experience. Gain knowledge of research techniques and analytical skills that can be applied to address societal issues ranging from juvenile delinquency to education reform and community development.

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Career Path Data

Companies Hiring in 2015*

Parexel
7,368 jobs posted
The Hertz Corp.
3,953 jobs posted
Anthem, Inc.
3,937 jobs posted
24 Hour Fitness
3,327 jobs posted
Oracle
3,090 jobs posted

Projected Jobs by 2024**

1 million

Managers

23,900

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

Sources: *CEB TalentNeuron™ and **U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information provided is not intended to represent a complete list of hiring companies or job titles, and degree program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Job postings information based on 2015 data accessible at the time of creation of table, and is subject to update from time to time to reflect more recent data. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.