Careers

A degree in the social sciences from Marywood will prepare you for a variety of careers in:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Administration
  • Law enforcement
  • Military service



Alumni

Graduates from our department have distinguished themselves in a variety of fields:

  • Jacqueline Conforti Barnett, Associate Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania State University System
  • Peter Sweeney, Supervising Judge, Kings County
  • Keith Durkin, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology, Ohio Northern University
  • Kate Lynott, Education Specialist, Federal Judicial Center
  • John Bendzunas, Officer, U.S. Probation Service
  • Maryalice Jacquinot, IHM, President/CEO, St. Joseph Center



Advanced Study

Many of our graduates go on to study law, criminal justice, history, and other fields at a number of universities, including:

  • Boston College
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Connecticut
  • Columbia University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Dickinson School of Law
  • Temple University
  • Case Western Reserve University Law School
  • Rutgers University
  • College of William and Mary
  • London School of Economics