Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Maryville University

Program Details

Earn a career-driven online bachelor’s degree in sociology through Maryville's practical, versatile program. At Maryville University, students choose the courses that form the backbone of their degree to help them find the right focus in their career. Maryville's program also gives students the opportunity to undertake a field experience that can help broaden their options.

The online bachelor’s in sociology lets students choose courses that connect to their career goals by developing skills in criminology, social work, social justice, or a blend of all three. Prepare to explore a wide range of complex social issues, including subjects like:

  • Sociological Theory
  • Race, Ethnicity and Crime
  • Family Violence Through a Lifespan
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Students can customize their bachelor’s in sociology to help prepare them to pursue varied careers in human, social, and community services. Maryville's program provides the flexibility to help them become a driver of social change by pursuing jobs like:

  • Community service manager
  • Probation/corrections officer
  • Substance abuse counselor


  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A high school grade point average of at least 2.5 (if applicable)
  • A 2.0 grade point average in college work (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission