Sociology Careers + Alumni

Your rite of passage into endless opportunities

What can you do with a sociology degree anyway? The answer: pretty much anything! The diversity of a sociology degree from UWEC sets students up for endless career opportunities upon graduation. The variety of coursework you choose can prepare you for many different career paths. Our graduates launch successful careers in higher education, non-profit organizations and private businesses, and many go on to graduate school. As you make the first steps into your career, you can be confident that your sociology degree will serve you well in any path you choose.

What are UWEC graduates doing with their sociology degree?

  • Career and life design coach
  • Corporate sale recruiter
  • Non-profit executive consultant
  • Victim witness coordinator
  • Rural rehabilitation specialist
  • Non-profit program and development coordinator
  • Veterans employment representative
  • Software company product owner
  • Independent living skills, youth engagement coordinator
  • Community response coordinator and family support specialist
  • Sexual assault program coordinator
  • Director of human resources
  • Veteran housing program manager
  • Student services enrollment advisor
  • Director of training
  • Assistant professor of sociology
  • Hall director
  • Executive team leader
  • Community corrections lead
  • Line therapist
  • Career services advisor
  • Conference coordinator
  • National digital account manager at ESPN
  • Customer account analyst at 3M
  • Senior intellectual property paralegal
  • Associate director of intertribal child welfare
  • Research administrator 
  • Evening news co-anchor
  • Employment and training counselor
  • Senior university lecturer
  • Worksite wellness coordinator
  • Corporate relations manager
  • Advising outreach coordinator
  • Assistant director for leadership programs
  • AmeriCorps Vista, community liaison and resources development
  • Addiction counselor
  • Organizational and individual coach and change facilitator
  • Recovery facilitator
  • Assistant program manager
  • Program coordinator
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