Career Options Upon Degree Completion

Social Work Career Opportunities

A degree in Social Work provides students with the competencies essential for immediate entry as a generalist into the professional field of social work. Career opportunities include but are not limited to departments of social services, mental health agencies, centers on aging, non-profit organizations, advocacy services, social justice organizations and various areas in the criminal justice system. The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Sociology Career Opportunities

A degree in sociology is preparatory for graduate study in sociology and can serve as the basic preparation for study of law, social work and public administration, entry into government service positions, applied research and education.

  • A BA in sociology is excellent preparation for future graduate work in sociology in order to become a professor, researcher, or applied sociologist.
  • The undergraduate degree provides a strong liberal arts preparation for entry level positions throughout the business, social service, and government worlds. Employers look for people with the skills that an undergraduate education in sociology provides.
  • Since its subject matter is intrinsically fascinating, sociology offers valuable preparation for careers in journalism, politics, public relations, business, or public administration – fields that involve investigative skills and working with diverse groups.
  • Many students choose sociology because they see it as a broad liberal arts base for professions such as law, education, medicine, social work, and counseling. Sociology provides a rich fund of knowledge the directly pertains to each of these fields.

 

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SECU Awards N.C. A&T's College of Education $50,000 Grant

Thanks to a new grant, the College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will provide internships for education candidates through the SECU Public Fellows Internship Program.

Fall and Transfer Open House Set for N.C. A&T

N.C. A&T State University will hold Fall and Transfer Open House, from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, in Corbett Sports Center and 9 a.m. – noon, Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Alumni Foundation Event Center respectively.

Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T Encourages Community Activists to Attend Conference

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina A&T State University and its Strategic Planning Council will connect real people with real issues and real strategies during an upcoming forum in Pittsboro.