Master of Arts in Sociology
Sam Houston State University
Sam Houston State University offers the Master of Arts in Sociology, a program designed to provide students with advanced and up-dated instruction in quantitative and qualitative techniques of sociological research, statistics, and theory. Students will develop the advanced professional skills necessary to analyze social issues in applied settings. These skills include research grant writing, program evaluation, impact assessment, and community-based research.
Students pursuing this degree may specialize in one of the following:
- Environment & Social Change & Development
- Stratification, Culture & Institutions
- Applied Sociology
Degree Level: Master
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Official transcripts from the baccalaureate degree granting institution with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA. Under certain circumstances, they will consider waiving the GRE requirement. A written request justifying the waiver must accompany the application. Letter of intent. Two letters of recommendation. Essay detailing interest in the program.
Sam Houston State University was founded in 1879 and continues today as a public, 4-year institution of higher learning located in Huntsville, Texas. Sam Houston State University is the third oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. The school was named after one of the greatest heroes of Texas, General Sam Houston.
SHSU awards bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates. Over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees are offered completely online as well. SHSU is divided into the following colleges:
- College of Business Administration
- College of Criminal Justice
- College of Education
- College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Sciences
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