The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals. 

Through its curriculum and research opportunities, the Sociology MA program provides advanced training in sociological theory, statistics and research methods—all of which will be invaluable to your future career. 

Sociology MA students have professional opportunities in social sciences and services, healthcare, government, law and more. The following are examples of the types of careers Sociology MA graduates can pursue. 

  • Guidance counselor 
  • Human resources representative 
  • Lawyer 
  • Market research analyst 
  • Policy analyst
  • Research scholar 
  • Social worker 
  • Sociologist 
  • University professor

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.