Career Pathways of Canadian Sociology Graduates

This report presents the results of an online survey conducted in Fall 2020 to capture the education andlabour market experiences of graduates from Sociology MA and PhD graduates in Canada over the lastten years. The survey yielded a nonprobability sample of 225 respondents, all of whom graduated froma Sociology PhD or MA program at a Canadian post-secondary institution between 2009-2020. Thesurvey, commissioned by the Canadian Sociological Association and conducted by Dr. Karen Foster andPhD research assistant Alyssa Gerhardt, collected a combination of both quantitative and qualitativeresponses related to career aspirations, current employment, and perceptions of Sociology graduateprograms and the graduate experience in preparing graduates for the labour market.