Master of Arts in Sociology (SOCL)

The Master of Arts in Sociology program provides the knowledge in theory and methodology needed to pursue a PhD. in sociology or related fields, to teach in post-secondary institutions, or to pursue a public or private sector career, by addressing the following goals:

  1. To allow students to develop skills necessary to secure employment in sociology and related fields;
  2. To equip students with advanced sociological training in theory and methods in preparation for the pursuit of doctoral degrees; and
  3. To equip students with advanced sociological education in preparation to teach in post-secondary institutions.

For additional information about program and graduation requirements and course descriptions, please see the Catalog. You can also plan your program of study using the Sociology (MA) degree planner and Sociology: Applied Research Specialty degree planner.

Graduate Coordinator

Have questions? Need help? Contact the Sociology Graduate Coordinator! 

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Dr. Tricia McTague

Associate Professor of Sociology

Email: [email protected]



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