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


  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of intent
  • A bachelors degree

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission