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Sociology at American Public University System

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Sociology at American Public University System

If you are interested in studying sociology, you may want to check out the program at American Public University System. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and approximately 46,420 students attend the school each year. Of the 5,873 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American Public University System in 2019, 88 of them were sociology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Sociology section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

American Military University does offer online education options in sociology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

American Military University Sociology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the sociology progam at American Military University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the sociology major at American Military University at 286 out of the 356 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #3 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Sociology Schools 30
Most Popular Colleges for Sociology 81
Best Sociology Colleges for Veterans 97
Best Sociology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 147
Best Colleges for Sociology 286
Most Focused Colleges for Sociology 723

How Much Do Sociology Graduates from American Military University Make?

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at American Military University is $35,100. This is 18% higher than $29,700, which is the national average for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


Sociology Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the sociology majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Sociology Bachelor’s Program

66% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 88 sociology majors earned their bachelor's degree from American Military University. Of these graduates, 34% were men and 66% were women. The typical sociology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 26% men. So male students are more repesented at American Military University since its program graduates 8% more men than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Sociology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in sociology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Sociology Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 43
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

Careers That Sociology Grads May Go Into

A degree in sociology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Sociology Professors 100 $49,580


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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