Social Sciences & Public Service Career Path

If you’ve cho​​​sen the Social Sciences and Public Service career path, your next step is to choose which Guided Pathway within the career path is the best fit for you.

Your pathway advisor is happy to meet to discuss your academic goals. And your career coach is eager to meet to discuss your career goals. Both have tools to help you pick the right guided pathway.

Also, consider your personality and temperament when exploring which Guided Pathway within Social Sciences and Public Service fits you. Sensitive to others’​ needs? You may enjoy a career as a social worker. Are you strong-willed and known to stand up for an idea you believe in? Consider government work, where you could advocate to bring about positive changes in your community.

Whatever your strengths, the advisors and coaches can help you — from start to finish.

Social Sciences and Public Service Careers

Wit​h a certificate or degree in social sciences and public service, you can get training to become a ...

Other Social Sciences and Public Service Careers

  • Clinical, Counseling and School PsychologistFootnote1
  • First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives
  • EconomistFootnote1
  • Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officer
  • Sociology Teacher, PostsecondaryFootnote1
  • Title Examiner, Abstractor and SearcherFootnote1

​​1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher. Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: Dallas College​ Labor Market Intelligence


Vera L. Jones
Executive Director,
Under One Roof Inc.
"If not for my college mentor showing me that yes, I can do this — showing​ me how to be goal-oriented and take baby steps to reach each goal — I wouldn’t be where I am today."

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