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Sociology and Anthropology majors pursue professional careers in a range of areas, including teaching, business and marketing, human and social services, healthcare and public health, and natural and cultural resource management. A Georgetown University study reports that nationwide 94% of sociology and anthropology graduates are employed, with a median annual income of $45,000. The major will also prepare students well for a range of professional and graduate degrees, including Master in Social Work, Master in Public Health, Master of Arts in Teaching, and PhD programs in Anthropology, Sociology, and related disciplines.

Career possibilities include:

  • Community Organizer
  • Teacher
  • Cultural Resource Manager
  • Social/Human Service Worker
  • Non-Profit Program Coordinator
  • Museum Professional
  • Correctional Officer
  • International Development Consultant
  • Program Evaluator
  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist

For more information:

American Anthropological Association Careers in Anthropology

American Sociological Association Undergraduate Student Resources