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Sociology & Anthropology Careers

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Career paths are boundless with a degree in sociology and anthropology.

People with liberal arts degrees are no strangers to the question, “What are you going to do with that?” Your answer: "Anything I want to!" A degree in sociology and anthropology gives you an abundant fund of knowledge to pursue professions in fields like law, education, journalism, social services and more.

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22% Job Growth

Employment of market research analysts is projected to grow 22% through 2030.


Get into any field with this degree – including anthropology. The median salary for anthropologists is $61,190.
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022

A Career & A Calling

Your degree isn’t just about a career – it’s also about continuous learning to improve yourself and your community.

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Career Options

Some careers will need a master’s degree, but a bachelor’s degree sets you up for success, no matter your path.
  • Human Rights Officer
  • Housing Coordinator
  • Lawyer
  • Sales Representative
  • Journalist
  • Market Researcher
  • Family Planner
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Teacher
  • Economic Analyst
  • Legislative Aide
  • Human Resources Manager

Your Educational Evolution

Your bachelor’s degree is a ticket. But a master’s degree gets you to the express lane. You’ll have more options, earn a higher potential salary and meet the requirements for some fields, such as law and academia.

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With numerous published articles, essays and reviews in the likes of Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities and Journal of Men and Masculinities, Professor Andrew Austin has built a successful career. If you need support, he can help!

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