Career Placement Outcomes - Sociology

Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
78.8% 0% 3.1% 12.2%

Response rate: 94%

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Master's Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
48% 0% 39.6% 6.3%

Response rate: 93.8%


Roles and Workspace for 2019 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Retail Government K-12 school Research university
Communication       1  
Contingent Faculty 1        
Faculty         1
Policy/Analysis     1    
Postdoc     1    
Research Staff   1 1   1
Other         1

* The above data are 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.