Career Placement - Sociology



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
87% 0% 0% 13%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Visiting Assistant Professor, Professor, Post Doctorate Fellow, Extension Educator, Teaching Fellow, Post Doc

Response rate: 92%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
53% 0% 41% 6%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Marketing Assistant, Employee Benefits And Services Representative, Adjunct Math Instructor

Response rate: 97%


* The above data is based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6 month mark.