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Degree in Sociology-Criminology

Degree Requirements


Soc-Crim Club

Honors Options



Below are some of the jobs that sociology-criminology graduates have taken in recent years.  Because criminology students also have a sociology degree, they may compete for any job that is open to sociology graduates.  Some of the following jobs may require additional education, training or experience.

  • Adult Parole/Probation Officer
  • Child Abuse Investigator
  • Child Support Enforcement Agency
  • City Police Officer
  • Community Corrections Facility Administrator
  • Community Outreach, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Community Policing
  • Counselor, Community Corrections Facility
  • Counselor, Residential Facility for Juvenile Drug & Alcohol
  • County Prosecutor’s Office Investigator
  • Domestic Mediator
  • Domestic Violence Investigator, County Law Enforcement
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Agent
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent
  • Fraud Investigator, Bank
  • Highway Patrol Officer
  • Homeland Security Agent
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service Agent
  • Intake Officer, Halfway House
  • International Conflict Mediation
  • Intensive Probation Coordinator, County Juvenile Court
  • Inventory Control Director, Department Store
  • Juvenile Detention Facility Administrator
  • Juvenile Diversion Program Administrator
  • Juvenile Parole, Department of Youth Services
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Mediator
  • Mental Health Division Investigator, Office of Public Defender
  • Paralegal
  • Police Officer, U.S. Capitol
  • Private Security Firm Investigator
  • Program Director, Juvenile Detention Facility
  • Research and Statistics, County Court
  • Restorative Justice
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Security, U.S. State Department
  • Sexual Abuse Investigator, County Court
  • State Board of Pharmacy Investigator
  • State Bureau of Criminal Investigation Agent
  • U.S. Customs Agent
  • U.S. Department of Justice; Office of Justice Programs
  • Unit Manager, Adult Correctional Institution
  • University Professor
  • Victim Assistance Program Director
  • Victim-Offender Reconciliation Programs
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
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Phone: 740-593-1350 Fax: 740-593-1365
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