Sociology & Anthropology - Life After Fairfield

Sociology and anthropology majors choose a wide variety of professional careers - an indication of the flexibility of the major and of the versatility of the alumni themselves. Graduates have gone into:

  • Social service as medical and psychiatric social workers, probation officers, and counselors with various specialties
  • Management and sales positions in business
  • Teaching at primary, secondary, and college levels
  • Urban or regional planning with government agencies
  • Banking
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Computers

Many of these students have entered their career fields after graduate or professional school and have earned advanced degrees in sociology, law, business administration, finance, social work, and the arts and sciences. Among the institutions where graduates have enrolled for advanced study are:

  • Princeton University
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Chicago

Learn more about how the University's  can support your post-graduate goals, and how Fairfield's tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.