Master of Arts in Social Sciences
Antioch University Online

Program Details

Students in the Social Sciences masters program from Antioch University have the opportunity to customize the degree to their own interests and career goals. Foundation courses give students a broad base of knowledge in Social Sciences and lead to creating an individualized course of study guided by professional mentors.

Three required Colloquia allow students in this online master’s in sociology the opportunity to engage with faculty, staff, and other students through Zoom video conferencing. Colloquia focus on the program’s three foundations: knowledge of the field, research in the field, and constructing an individualized program of study. An important aspect of Colloquia includes community building with various guest speakers, faculty members, and small group reading discussions.

Students will choose an area of focus from the following:

  • Educational studies and human development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Management of human and natural systems


  • Bachelor's degree 
  • College transcripts
  • Two current professional references
  • Admissions essay
  • Writing sample
  • Proof of English language proficiency (international students)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission