Career Placement - Sociology



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

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

Response rate: 92%

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Master's students between 2011 and 2016

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

Response rate: 97%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Ph.D. and masters graduates

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Faculty     1
Human Services 1    
Policy/Analysis   1  
Postdoc   1  
Research Staff   1 1
Other     2

* 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.