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Career Opportunities

Avila graduates that chose to pursue careers within criminology, sociology, political science/pre-law and anthropology will develop communication and critical thinking skills throughout their study of human behavior, culture, and social relations. These skills, in addition to the theoretical, methodological and applied knowledge gained in our courses, help the graduate prepare to enter one of many possible career paths. The following list illustrates the diversity of careers our graduates have entered.

Criminal Justice System

  • Law Enforcement
  • Correctional Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Homeland Security
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Judiciary
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Forensics

Federal, State and Local Government

  • International development
  • Cultural resource management
  • Legislative branch
  • Youth Services
  • Political campaign work
  • City Management/Public Administration

Social Practice

  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Educator
  • Human Services
  • Vocational Services
  • Non-profit Associations

Social Action

  • Political Advocacy
  • Community Organizations
  • Lobbying
  • Religious Work


  • Sales
  • Public Relations
  • Management
  • Market Research
  • Human Resources