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Careers and Graduate Schools for Sociology

Pursuing a degree in sociology at Bridgewater College leads to many opportunities and careers. Below, you'll find examples of some of the graduate schools recent graduates are attending and potential jobs for sociology majors to consider.

Bridgewater’s sociology graduates have been accepted to graduate schools such as:

Bryn Mawr College (Social Work)
Catholic University (Social Work)
East Tennessee State University (Social Work)
Eastern Mennonite University (Counseling)
George Washington University (Sociology)
University of Kentucky (Information and Library Science)
University of Maryland-Baltimore (Social Work)
University of Maryland‑Towson (Gerontology)
Radford University (Social Work)
Virginia Commonwealth University (Social Work)
Virginia Tech (Sociology)
Wake Forest University (Divinity)
West Virginia University (Social Work)

Types of jobs for sociology majors include:

Adult Protective Services
Anti-Poverty Programs
Aging
Case Management
Child Protective Services/Child Welfare
Civil Service
Community Organizing
Conflict Resolution and Mediation
Counseling
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Family and Human Relations Work
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Forensic Science
Gerontology
International Fields
Law and Legal Professions
Peace Corps
Recreation
Social Policy
Social Research and Data Analysis
Social Work
Urban and Rural Planning and Development

A list of other sociology career opportunities can be found by visiting career exploration - types of jobs by major.