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Online Sociology Degree, Bachelor of Arts

Some amazing classes
you can take at Saint Leo

  • Deviance and Social Control
  • From Dating to Parenting: The Family in Cross-cultural Perspective
  • Medical Sociology
  • Global Social Change and Development
  • The Social Ladder: Inequality and Diversity in America
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations

Why Earn Your Online Sociology Degree at Saint Leo?

Enroll in the cutting-edge online sociology degree program at Saint Leo University. This sociology degree will help you pursue a career in business, government, social services and much more. Our online degree program also offers the flexibility needed to balance family and work life while also pursuing your studies at the same time.

Saint Leo’s online sociology degree program explores issues that include globalization, race, gender, urbanization, and medical and environmental matters. Learn how to conduct research and analyze data, and search for answers to vital questions: How do we solve poverty and homelessness? How does public policy impact U.S. family life? How can state-sanctioned punishment reduce criminal deviance?

Other questions explored in our sociology degree program include: Why are some people poor and others rich? How do education levels, race, religion and class affect people's life choices? How are our actions in America related to what happens throughout the world? Sociologists study society and social behavior. They seek to understand the way groups think and interact. They think about problems in society and how to best provide solutions. As a Saint Leo online sociology student, you’ll gain insights into social behavior and learn how to create change in your community and in the world around you.

Now is the time to enroll in our online sociology program, contact our team with any questions.

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What can you do with a degree in Sociology?

An online Sociology degree opens doors to careers in business, government, education, social services, marketing, law enforcement and international consulting.

  • Counselor
  • Project Analyst
  • Social Services Worker
  • Researcher
  • Charitable Marketing Specialist
  • Probation Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Public Relations Consultant
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Insurance Agent
  • School Administrator

Professional development opportunities.


Students have interned with hospice care providers, trial attorneys, circuit family court judges, migrant self-help organizations, Tampa AIDS Network and Saint Leo’s Office of Institutional Research.


Present your findings at sociology conferences in Florida and around the U.S.


Learn to use industry-standard analysis software, including Excel and SPSS.


Conduct your own original research for credit, or assist professors with theirs. Gather information through market research, opinion polls, program evaluations and interviews.

Co-curricular activities

Interact with peers and professionals in the Sociology club and at the annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Association.

Service learning

Volunteer at Meals on Wheels or Habitat for Humanity through Saint Leo's bi-annual Community Service Day. Participate in an alternative spring break to a Costa Rican orphanage or an Alaskan national park. Lobby legislators in Tallahassee on the issues that impassion you.
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