Graduate Programs

The Master of Arts in Sociology provides advanced study in general sociology. It offers an opportunity to broaden one's knowledge of society, strengthen skills of sociological analysis and conduct research in depth in an area of particular interest. It may be used as preparation for study toward the doctorate in sociology, for community college teaching, participation in research or for a variety of positions in business and industry, corrections, the community or government.

Depending on options chosen by the student, the core course sequence is augmented with requirements for the special emphasis and electives.

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