Why choose Sociology at Saint Leo?
With a specialization in clinical/applied sociology, you will be qualified for a wide variety of client-based positions, including:
- Counselor/support group facilitator (e.g., addiction)
- Teacher/trainer (e.g., grief support)
- Mitigation expert/mediator (e.g., death penalty support of families; divorce court)
- Organizational consultant (e.g., support in downsizing and rebuilding of trust)
- Program evaluator (e.g., turnaround specialist for businesses/agencies in crisis)
- Community consultant (help groups, such as victims of elder abuse, and ethnic/refugee communities, advocate for themselves on matters of public policy)
- Mediator (e.g., conflict resolution in businesses)
- Advocate/consultant (e.g., labor union)
Saint Leo’s Sociology faculty will help you reach your individual goals—whether you want to make an impact as a lawmaker, administrator, educator or researcher. Saint Leo offers convenient classes for a range of students—those just starting their careers, and experienced professionals who want to retool and advance to the next step.
Explore cutting-edge issues in sociology—including globalization, race, gender, urbanization, and medical and environmental matters. Learn how to conduct research and analyze data, searching for answers to vital questions: How do we solve problems like poverty and homelessness? How does public policy impact U.S. family life? How can state-sanctioned punishment reduce criminal deviance?
With an open mind, compare social phenomena across different cultures to understand groups, organizations and institutions, and give yourself a competitive edge in the global job market.