Master of Arts in Sociology

The Master of Arts in Sociology provides advanced training in qualitative and quantitative research design, interpretation, and theory to understand individuals, groups, organizations and communities. Elective courses focus on social inequality based on race/class/gender as well as reflect the faculty specializations in Education, Migration, the US-Mexico Border, Community Development, Alternative Economies, Social Movements, Digital Media, Political Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Popular Culture, and Social Psychology. We provide our students an education that can lead to careers outside of academia or prepare them to pursue doctoral studies if desired.

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College: Arts and Sciences
Credits: 36 credits
Program Length: 2  - 2.5 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

Department of Sociology: Sociology Graduate Program

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Name: Dr. Julie Steinkopf 

Title: Dir. Graduate Studies

Phone: 575 646-4312