Teaching Sociology, P.B.C


Are you interested in teaching sociology at the college level? UNC Greensboro’s post-baccalaureate certificate in Teaching Sociology provides graduates with a solid understanding of social theory, research methods, and data analysis along with how to teach these concepts to others. 

This certificate can also serve as a direct pathway into UNCG’s master’s program in sociology.


  • The sociology master’s program at UNC Greensboro has been ranked among the top 45 in the nation (no. 38) and the best such program with a criminology focus by Intelligent.com.
  • Faculty is comprised of leading experts in areas such as intersectionality, culture, global studies, feminist criminology, African American/Black criminology, peacemaking criminology, and crimes of the powerful.
  • UNCG’s sociology faculty received a #1 ranking in books published among institutional peers, according to Academic Analytics.
  • The program prepares students for further study in particular at the Ph.D. level, for research and administrative positions in public or private organizations, and for teaching sociology in a variety of settings.


  • The program combines core courses, elective courses, and a major course in teaching sociology.


  • Careers include case management, college and university professor, drug and alcohol counselor, human services educator, and sociological researcher.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Program Type: Graduate Certificate

Class Type: In Person

Contact Us

Dr. Cindy Brooks Dollar
Graduate Program Director
Department of Sociology