Master of Arts in Applied Sociology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Applied Sociology is an online sociology degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham that seeks to change the way you see the world and yourself.  This is a flexible program that is designed for working adults seeking the knowledge and skills to better their careers.  Professors use digital technology, creating open and engaged virtual classrooms that encourage learning while allowing you to build an online community of colleagues with a diverse group of fellow students.  Featuring an atmosphere that is open, challenging, and also supportive, this online master’s in sociology degree program teaches the research methods, theories, and perspective that form the nucleus of sociological practice.  Courses are structures and provide direct progression through the program.  Students find that academic assignments are often based on their professional interests and goals and that the instructors treat them as colleagues.


  • A bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of 12 hours of social science coursework
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Statement of career goals
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Professional experience

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges