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Sociology

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The sociology program offers students a firm foundation for a variety of careers with three tracks of study. The applied sociology track prepares students for careers as social analysts, interventionists in public service, private consultation, business, or other sectors.

Students will be prepared for graduate studies in Clinical/Sociological/Applied practice programs. The deaf track provides studies with advanced American Sign Language with the knowledge to work in fields involving deafness and issues of deafness.

The forensic track will provide students with the skills that will allow them to specialize in careers in forensics including juvenile probation, research positions, prison case management, investigative careers, court services, pre-law, forensic assistant, and other related careers.

This track is also great preparation for graduate studies in forensic social science, criminology, law, and/or criminal justice.

A Sociology Degree Will Offer

  • School Counselor
  • Child Advocate
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Case Manager
  • Forensic Investigator

Experiential Learning Previous Locations

  • Lower Merion Police Department
  • Montgomery County Coroner's Office
  • Montgomery County Women's Center
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Philadelphia Court System