Career Options: Job Titles

Possible Job Titles for B.A./B.S. Sociology Graduates

The following is a list of possible job titles for B.A./B.S. Sociology degree recipients. Take this list as a starting point, not as an endpoint. Also see American Sociological Association.

Business and Industry

  • Advertising Staffer
  • Business Manager
  • Marketing/Sales Rep.
  • Market Analyst/Researcher
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Consumer Researcher
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Training Assistant
  • Insurance Agent
  • Banker
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Labor Relations Analyst
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Planning Assistant
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Merchandiser/Purchaser
  • Computer Analyst
  • Data Entry Manager
  • Publishing Staffer
  • Trainer
  • Telemarketer
  • Control Engineer
  • Consumer Relations Worker
  • Project manager
  • Technical Writer

Justice System

  • Corrections Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Parole Officer
  • Correctional Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Juvenile Court Worker
  • Police Officer
  • Special Agent
  • State Trooper
  • Criminal Justice Specialist

Community and Social Services

  • Fund Raising Assist/Director
  • Caseworker/Aide
  • Community Organizer
  • Family Planner
  • Occup./Career Counselor
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Homeless/Housing Worker
  • Child Development Tech.
  • Park/Forest Ranger
  • Resident Planning Aide
  • Rehab. Program Worker
  • Charities Administrator
  • Housing Coordinator
  • Environmental Organizer
  • Youth Outreach Worker
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Gerontologist
  • Case Manager
  • Public Administration Assistant
  • Public Assistance Worker
  • Group Home Worker
  • Public Health Supervisor
  • Volunteer Program Coordinator

Government

  • Affirmative Action Worker
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • International Worker
  • Program Supervisor
  • Census Worker
  • Legislative Aide
  • Employee Specialist
  • Human Rights Officer
  • Personnel Coordinator
  • Special Agent
  • Information Officer
  • Peace Corps Volunteer

Education

  • Teacher
  • Affirmative Action Assistant
  • Alumni Relations Officer
  • Extension Service Specialist
  • Student Personnel
  • Admissions Counselor
  • College Placement Specialist
  • Public Health Educator

Research

  • Researcher
  • Population Analyst
  • Surveyor
  • Market Researcher
  • Statistician
  • Interviewer
  • Consultant
  • Economic Analyst

 

Reference: American Sociological Association

Page Updated 02.07.2012