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Department of Sociology

UMass Lowell's Department of Sociology prepares students for careers in a variety of fields by providing a rigorous understanding of the social forces and institutions that affect human behavior.
Through excellence in teaching, research and service, the department seeks to contribute to a thorough, scientific understanding of society that will serve as a powerful resource for strengthening citizenship and communities. Through academic work, students gain skills to think critically and to make meaningful contributions to community-building.

Meet Our Students

  • All this experiential learning at UMass Lowell is helping me prepare for my career.

    Renoel Amogawin says community service, sociology classes and work on faculty research are preparing him for a career in immigration enforcement.

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