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Careers and opportunities in the social sciences include positions that use research and data to help understand and improve society. Massasoit’s Social Science Transfer program was developed primarily for students who, upon graduation, want to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, anthropology, economics, religion, psychology, sociology or other related fields.

The Associate is Science in Social Science is also attractive for students who are undecided about which area within the social sciences and/or a related field at the associate level they want to commit to; this program gives students the opportunity to explore courses both within and outside of the social sciences.

Common careers for Social Science graduates include:

  • Teacher or Professor
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Industrial Sociologist
  • Social Worker
  • Community Relations Officer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Correctional
  • Criminologist
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Demographer
  • Psychiatric Assistant
  • Forensic Treatment Specialist
  • Researchers
  • Government agencies at all levels
  • Residential Care Staff
  • Health Educator
  • Statistician
  • Economist
  • Consultant (business or government)
  • Victims’ Advocate

  • MassTransfer eligible program