Master of Arts in Sociology
New Mexico State University

Program Details

The online master’s in Sociology from New Mexico State University can prepare students for immediate careers or for doctoral studies. The program provides advanced training in quantitative and qualitative research design, interpretation, and theory. 

Students will learn to better understand individuals, groups, organizations, and communities. Options are available for either thesis or non-thesis based programs. Core classes examine topics such as classical social theory, sociological research, and perspectives on sociology.

A wide range of electives are available to students, including topics such as:

  • Education
  • Migration
  • Community development
  • Social movements
  • Digital media
  • Environmental sociology
  • Popular culture

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

New Mexico State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent