Careers in Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies

Sociologyand Criminal Justice Studies majors go on to careers in social services, government, nonprofit organizations and the business world.  Here are some recent and current careers of recent Westminster graduates. 

Major: Sociology
Peace Corps Volunteers: In St. Lucia, Uganda and Jordan  
Fundraiser and Development work for National Conference for Community and Justice in Charlotte, N.C
Research Assistant at two Social Science Research Firms for Projects on Health Behaviors  
Family Development Specialist in a Community Action Agency
Counselor in community treatment team for adults with mental illness and substance addiction (with Master's of Social Work degree)
Organizer, Ohio Nurses' Association (with Master's degree in Sociology)

Major: Criminal Justice Studies
Legal Assistant in a Law Firm
Mental Health Specialist at a Juvenile Residential Treatment Center
Detective, Dayton, OH Police Department
Investigator, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
System Safety Officer, New York City Transit Authority (with Master's degree in Public Administration)
Associate Professor of Sociology, Albright College, Reading, PA (with Ph.D. degree)

Major: Intercultural Studies: Sociology (Spanish)
Coordinator of International Programs and Students at the Cleveland Art Institute
Immigration Attorney, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Government (with law degree)

Major: Intercultural Studies: Sociology (French)
nternship at small museum helping international folk artists get professionally established in local community

Double major: Sociology-Criminal Justice and Psychology
Research Assistant conducting grant-funded research on the effects of stress and different types of coping skills on patients with MS

Major: Sociology-Criminal Justice with a minor in Biology
Urology Residency Program Coordinator, Akron General Medical Center    

The American Sociological Association has useful information on careers for Sociology undergraduates: