A question asked frequently by interested students (and their parents) is "what can I do with a degree in Sociology?" Below we've listed actual job titles/occupations of some of our OSU graduates.
Occupations held with a Bachelor's degree:
- Linn-Benton County Transportation Coordinator
- Portland Area Women's Shelter Counselor
- Youth Advocate, Camp Fire USA
- Research Assistant, Summit Research Network
- Foster Home Certifier, Oregon Youth Authority
- Director of Parks and Recreation Services, Tualatin Hills
- Human Services Child Welfare Program Manager
Students who went on for advanced degrees (Master's or Doctorate) hold the following occupations:
- Portland Elementary School Teacher
- Vice-President, multi-national bank
- Psychiatric Social Worker
- Professor of Public Health
- Professor of Sociology
The American Sociological Association has a detailed listing of occupations and careers for sociologists, as well as an Online Search Engine to see job postings across the country for which sociologists are qualified.