Master of Arts in Sociology
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

Sam Houston State University offers the Master of Arts in Sociology, an online sociology degree designed to provide students with advanced and up-dated instruction.  You will study quantitative and qualitative techniques of sociological research, statistics, and theory.  Students develop 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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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