Supporting Future Leaders

The Department of Sociology carefully reviews the applications of its students, recognizing their strengths and potential. Faculty prepares their students for careers in research and to enter doctoral programs.

Students who earn graduate degrees in sociology from Catholic University have chosen to pursue Ph.D. degrees in programs across the country. Others work in government or local policy research centers, and many teach or conduct research.


The sociology program at Catholic University enhances the way our students look at the world. It gives them the tools to think critically and analyze society.

Alumni after graduation are prepared to face the new challenges in their professional and academic lives.