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Master of Arts in Sociology

Program Details

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

Requirements

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.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges