Study society to enact social change

The field of sociology will equip you with an understanding of the causes and consequences of human behavior, which can lead to social change—whether among individuals or global social processes. Through this online degree, you will study people, groups and societies from a global perspective, preparing you to work within diverse cultures and a variety of careers across sectors. Graduates of the program apply skills in research, analysis and critical thinking to positions within social services, public relations, health care, business, government, law and politics.

Benefits of a Bachelor's Degree

Completing a bachelor’s degree qualifies you for additional job positions and careers. The median salary for those with bachelor’s degrees is 39% higher than for those with a high school diploma (no college experience) and 34% higher for those with some college but no degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Career Opportunities

  • Social Worker
  • Social Services Employee
  • Health Services Worker
  • Market Researcher
  • Law Enforcement Agent
  • Media Relations Specialist
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Nonprofit Director
  • Public Relations Specialist
Kaytlyn Preitauer

"The sociology program has changed my perspective and made me a critical thinker, especially when it comes to trying to understand other people’s views, cultures and lifestyles." "The program has allowed me to open my eyes to the diversity of the people around me and has given me a desire to break down stereotypes in my own life and in society."

Kaytlyn Preitauer

Sociology

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