Online Master of Arts in Sociology
Learn how patterns of social relationships and social interactions impact individuals, family members and workers in our master’s in sociology. This online program can prepare you for careers in social work, case management, human resources as well as nonprofit or government work.
Next start date: 01/10/2022
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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A master’s in sociology to meet your needs
The distinguished and dedicated faculty in this online graduate program will help you explore how social contexts affect the well-being of families and individuals while refining your understanding of research methods and statistics. This online master’s in sociology does not require a thesis and serves as a terminal degree, meaning it’s not intended to prepare you for pursuing a PhD.
Why earn a master of arts in sociology?
The distinguished and dedicated faculty in this online graduate program will encourage you to explore how social contexts affect the well-being of families and individuals while refining your understanding of research methods and statistics. As a student, you can broaden your knowledge base to be more effective in your current role or expand your sociological background to pursue more advanced positions. Our students often follow career paths in government agencies, education and social services. This program gives you the opportunity to develop your own professional talents in a way that relates to your interests and the communities you wish to serve in your career.
If you’re looking for an applied practitioner approach that covers 21st-century social issues and leads to the completion of a culminating capstone project, consider applying to earn your master’s in sociology today.
Does my master's in sociology say 'online'?
Graduate sociology courses
Sociology master's courses focus on creating an in-depth understanding of content, critical thinking and building practical skills and knowledge. All of the courses in this degree are taught by full-time faculty with PhDs interested in student's pedagogical and professional development. Courses in this program include:
What can I do with a master’s in sociology?
It will be beneficial to begin your sociology master’s degree with your career goals in mind, as this program does not lead to licensure or translate directly to PhD coursework. Graduates from our program may pursue positions such as:
Master’s in sociology requirements
Applicants to the Master of Arts in sociology program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Study sociology with the largest and most diverse college at ASU
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.
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