Master of Arts in Sociology
Sam Houston State University

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


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Writing sample
  • Letter of intent
  • Two recommendations

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges