Social sciences degrees

Create your path to a career focused on improving society

Why earn a degree in the social sciences?

Social scientists study human relationships, institutions, culture and communities in the past and present to gain a deeper understanding of society. Social sciences degrees center around these topics and often combine aspects of politics, history, human development and sociology. The multidisciplinary aspect of these degrees means you’ll be prepared to pursue a variety of careers related to law, academic research, teaching, communication, community activism, human services and more.

Online social sciences degrees

Arizona State University offers online bachelor’s and master’s degrees and certificate programs in disciplines across the social sciences. This includes degrees related to anthropology, social justice, indigenous education, politics and more. All social sciences programs equip you with essential transferable skills and prepare you for a variety of rewarding careers where you can make a difference. Explore our social sciences degrees below.

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What can I do with a social sciences degree?

Social sciences skills

  • Community advocacy and activism.
  • Cultural understanding.
  • Diversity awareness.
  • Research and investigation
  • Statistical analysis.
  • Writing and communication.

Social sciences jobs

  • Anthropologist.
  • Community specialist.
  • Government programs coordinator.
  • Political analyst.
  • Social services director.
  • Sociologist.

Learn from experienced social sciences professionals

ASU is a global university committed to research and high-quality academic programs. The university is ranked #1 in the U.S. for innovation and in the top 10 for best online bachelor’s programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. At ASU, our online social sciences degrees are taught by the same world-class faculty who teach on campus. You’ll also have access to personalized support services to empower you to succeed from enrollment to graduation and beyond.

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Looking to learn about other programs? ASU Online offers hundreds of degrees and certificates in a variety of fields. Check out other areas of interests to find the right program for you.

Explore more degree programs and certificates

Looking to learn about other programs? ASU Online offers hundreds of degrees and certificates in a variety of fields. Check out other areas of interests to find the right program for you.

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