Career paths - Social Science


By the numbers 

86% of Social Science graduates since December of 2009 are either pursuing advanced degrees or employed full time. 

Recent graduate programs accepted to:


  • Concordia Mequon
  • University of Nebraska, Kearney
  • Argosy, Denver, Colo.
  • Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Wichita State, Wichita, Kan.
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha

Clinical Psychology

  • Northwestern, Glendale, Ariz.

School Psychology

  • Fort Hays State University, Kansas

Organizational Psychology

  • Institute of Pyschology, Chicago

Marriage & Family Therapy

  • Forrest Institute, Springfield, Mo.

Special Education

  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Family Life Ministry

  • Concordia University, Nebraska

Library Science

  • University of Missouri

Social Work

  • University of Oklahoma, Norman
  • New York University, Buffalo
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha
  • University of Nebraska, Kearney

Law School

  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • Valparaiso University Law School

Natural Resource Science, Wildlife Ecology

  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln


  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • University of Akron, Ohio
  • University of the Virgin Islands


  • Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
  • Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne

Recent employers

Department of Health and Human Services, State of Nebraska

Churches across the country

Department of Corrections, State of Nebraska

Law Firm, Lincoln, Neb.

Epworth Village, York,  Neb.

Concordia Publishing House, New York & Seward

National Geographic

Lincoln Public Schools

Seward Group Home

Boy Scouts of America

Regional Center, State of Nebraska

Developmental Services of Nebraska

Kenexa, Lincoln, Neb.

Human Capital Management, Lincoln, Neb.

Amarillo Globe, Amarillo, Texas 

ESRI, Redlands, Calif.

Boys Town, Omaha, Neb.

Interchurch Ministries, Lincoln, Neb.

What can I do with my major?

After graduation, social science majors are prepared to start graduate school or to enter the work force. Careers for social science graduates by major include:

Behavioral Science and Psychology

  • Counseling
  • Law enforcement
  • Social Work
  • Social Services
  • Research
  • Management


  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Market and location analysis
  • City and regional planning
  • Geospatial technologies – GPS & Remote Sensing
  • Natural Resource Manager


  • Museum work
  • Archival work
  • Historical preservation

 Environmental science

  • Environmental science
  • Green marketing and industries
  • Biotechnology