Our students are prepared to be leaders in today’s complex and changing work world. They develop the knowledge and analytical skills they will need for successful careers and informed citizenship. Many of our students go on to graduate programs or law school but others choose from these fields:

Private Industry

  • Market research
  • Private security firms
  • Business management

Public Service

  • Higher education instructors
  • Counseling and other social service organizations


  • Housing
  • Public health
  • Aging
  • Family services
  • Job training agencies
  • Research and analysis

Governmental agencies

  • Law enforcement
  • Probation
  • Parole agencies
  • FBI, and county drug court offices and others

Careers and earnings 

Professional Career

Annual Salary*



Educational Counseling


Healthcare Support


Human Resources




Law Enforcement


Market Research


Occupational Health and Safety


Probation and Parole


Public Relations


School Counselor


Secondary Education




Survey Research


Urban Planner


*Mean annual salary as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
Source: United States Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2018 National Occupational Employment & Wages Estimate      

Contact Us

Director of Undergraduate Studies and Internship Coordinator
Dr. Laura Heideman
Zulauf Hall 810