University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology



Certificates and Letters

Certificates and Letters through the Sociology department are a terrific way for students looking to enhance their academic career with a more career-oriented set of credentials. They expose students to a set of interdisciplinary courses and internships that have been developed to provide the analytical and practical skills needed in an increasingly competitive job market.

The Sociology Department offers certificates and letters to students of all majors interested in pursuing careers in the fields of Criminal Justice, Social Work, Social Research Analysis, and Population Studies.

For more detailed information about each of these programs, please click on the appropriate link on the left-hand side of this page.


Department of Sociology • Thompson Hall • University of Massachusetts–Amherst, MA 01003