Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana
Department of Sociology

Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive, P.O. Box 32B
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-520-7400 (ph) 504-520-7952 (fax)

Amy Bellone Hite, PhD
Associate Professor and Head


A sociology degree can get you anywhere you want to go! Sociology majors prepare for diverse career pathways, according to their individual interests and goals. Whether grad school or a first job, the foundation and support students receive at Xavier makes our sociology graduates desirable to employers and grad schools.


Schools and programs to which our alumni have been accepted in recent years (* indicates multiple acceptances)

Sociology (Ph.D. programs)

Baylor University
Drexel University
Georgia State University 
Johns Hopkins University
Louisiana State University
Roosevelt University 
Tulane University
University of Missouri*
University of Connecticut
Vanderbilt *


Cambridge College
Mercer University
Xavier University of Louisiana*


Cornell University – International Agriculture and Development
Kaplan University – Health Care Administration
Louisiana State University – Shreveport (M.B.A.)
Louisiana State University – Nursing
Louisiana State University – Rehabilitation Counseling
Southern New Hampshire University – Creative Writing
Texas A&M University –Urban Education
Troy University – Nursing
Vanderbilt* –Education Policy
Xavier University of Louisiana – Educational Leadership