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Nicholls Online Sociology Program Named Top 7 in Nation by Learn.org

THIBODAUX, La. — Learn.org ranked Nicholls State University No. 7 nationwide for its online sociology program.

Nicholls is the only Louisiana university on the list. The online resource ranked 25 universities from the U.S. Department of Education Data and notable features of the program. Learn.org lauds Nicholls for its concentrations in social work and applied sociology.

Nicholls offers sociology online to help students complete their bachelor’s degree while working. The degree provides students the skills necessary for careers or preparation in:

  • management

  • social services

  • human resources

  • demography and research

  • teaching

  • graduate school.

“Course discussions are interesting and always related to current topics and relatable, real-world experience,” said Tina Granger, sociology program coordinator. “The research and internship components of the program provide ample opportunity to develop the work-force skills that make our graduates competitive in the employment arena. Many of our interns are hired by their placement agencies.”

For more information about the program, click here.

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