Career prospects and academic options for graduates with B.A. Sociology



Careers that use your academic knowledge

Industries that hire

Roles you get

Print and Electronic Media, Education, Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Criminology, NGOs, Rehabilitation Centers, Research Work.

Sociologist, Journalist, Activist, Criminologist, Researcher, Teacher.


Careers that do not use your academic knowledge

Industries that hire

Roles you get

Sales and Operation Jobs, Creative Fields (Films, Writing, Photography etc.), Advertising, Government Jobs (Central and State Govt. Jobs, PSUs, Defense Services).

Entry – level Manager, Sales Executive, Marketing Trainee, Writer, Director, Copywriter, Entry – level Government Official.



Courses that are related to your Bachelors degree

M.A – Sociology, M.A – Journalism, Master’s in Mass Communication, M.A – Social Work.
Can further go for Ph.D. degrees.


Courses/Exams that are not related to your Bachelors degree

M.B.A, Law, Combined Defense Services Exam, Civil Services, Master’s/Post Graduate Diploma in Documentary & Film Making/Writing/Photography etc.

Careers With Different B A Degrees

Entrance Exam


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