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Sociologist Among Best Jobs

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, sociologist ranks in the top 10 of best jobs in the country.  The results are based on numerous criteria, including pay, working conditions, and growth potential.  To read the full article, click on the link below.

If you would like additional information about being a sociologist or about sociology as a field of study, check out the American Sociological Association web page:


UCA Sociology graduates have found exciting careers in a variety of fields.  The following is just a selection from a recent poll of our grads. (Some careers require additional education.)


Probation/Parole Officer

Healthy Lifestyles Director (activity coordinator & volunteer coordinator for an assisted living center)

Juvenile Intake Officer (dealing mostly with truants and children with mental health issues)

Director of Client Services/ Case Manager (non-profit)Internship

Crime Analyst

Store Manager

School Resource Officer

Family Support Specialist (Department of Human Services)


Law Enforcement Officer

Administrative Assistant in Sales & Marketing

Operations ManagerRink

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Public School TeacherMatt and Cody Career

Manager of Special Events–Development (for homeless in NYC)

Family Service Worker–Child Protection

Administrative Assistant in Higher Education

Unit Manager for Foster Care Home

Client Services (Red Cross)

Youth Pastor