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What Can I Do With a Major in Sociology?

What Can I Do With a Degree in Anthropology?

Careers with a Degree in Sociology

  • Human resources
  • Social and family services
  • Law enforcement
  • Business ownership and management
  • Community organizing
  • Marketing and sales
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Academic research
  • Marketing research
  • Health care administration
  • Public relations and communications

Our graduates have also received a master’s and Ph.D. degree in sociology, education and social work. Our sociology majors also have entered into professional programs in law, medicine and business.

Rutgers University Career Services: Career Opportunities for Majors in Sociology

Careers with a Degree in Anthropology

A degree in anthropology prepares students for graduate work in this discipline; graduate degrees are typically required for professional participation in the field. Anthropologists find careers in the following fields:

  • Research
  • University instruction
  • Consulting
  • Teaching
  • Museum curation
  • Historic preservation
  • Federal and state agencies
  • Medicine and public health
  • Environmental organizations
  • Nongovernmental organizations
  • Cultural resource management
  • International development
  • Social services

Undergraduates with an associated teaching certificate can find employment in secondary schools.

Rutgers University Career Services: Career Opportunities for Majors in Anthropology