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Online MScs in Social Sciences 2020

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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Arden University

Typically, you would not be able to study psychology at the masters level without a bachelor-level background. However, this conversion programme allows you to do just th ... [+]

Course Overview

Typically, you would not be able to study psychology at the masters level without a bachelor-level background. However, this conversion programme allows you to do just that. If you hold a bachelor’s (in any subject) but are planning on a change towards the field of psychology, you can now graduate with an MSc Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) with Arden University.

Through Arden’s flexible, 100% online study mode, it is easier to earn your psychology master’s alongside your existing commitments and responsibilities. This programme will help you take your career to the next level whilst you absorb our understanding of the human mind.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
Nova Southeastern University

The Master of Science in Forensic Psychology is a 36-credit online program that provides students with insight into the intersection of psychology and legal issues. Stude ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Forensic Psychology is a 36-credit online program that provides students with insight into the intersection of psychology and legal issues. Students gain an understanding of what forensic psychologists do and will learn how to apply this training in a variety of professional contexts.

This degree program will provide students with the professional training necessary to function at an optimal level in a variety of forensic settings where psychology is used including courts, law enforcement, criminal justice, national security offices, prisons, social services agencies, child welfare agencies, and treatment facilities.

Many students in our program have specialized in law, mental health or other health services and want to work in the forensic area. Others are interested in furthering their careers and assuming more senior-level positions. Some of our students use this degree to make them more competitive when applying for a doctoral program.... [-]

USA Fort Lauderdale
January 2020
English (USA)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
Trinity College Dublin Online Education

This level 9 academic postgraduate course, delivered online, aims to provide graduates from all disciplines with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the rol ... [+]

This level 9 academic postgraduate course, delivered online, aims to provide graduates from all disciplines with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the role that social policies play in developing functioning and just societies. A second year leading to an M.Sc. in Applied Social Studies is available to eligible candidates who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma. Students will consider the role of social policy in addressing some of the ‘wicked problems’ that contemporary societies face. Wicked problems are complex interdependent problems such as crime and poverty, which are often resistant to the policy solutions put in place by governments. Students will be exposed to the arguments for developing policy interventions in areas such as social security, health and housing, and the challenges of implementing and changing policy in these areas at a national and global level. Whether you are interested in social work, social policy, social care, or social change this course will provide you with new knowledge and perspectives. The programme attracts individuals from the public, private and community and voluntary sectors who want a sound grasp of the principles that underpin social policy and social service provision. This includes those:... [-]

Ireland Dublin
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Full-time
1 year
Online
Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Seton Hall's Online Executive Master of Science in International Affairs program is designed for professionals who seek to develop additional skills or credentials to mov ... [+]

Seton Hall's Online Executive Master of Science in International Affairs program is designed for professionals who seek to develop additional skills or credentials to move ahead in their careers, but cannot attend a traditional Executive Master of Science campus program in order to do so. Through a series of ten courses, students will build upon their knowledge and skills in policy analysis, negotiation and conflict management, and professional writing, while developing a functional and/or regional specialty.

Online Diplomacy students benefit from access to the University Library's vast collection of online publications, including news sources such as the Financial Times, Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and international newspapers. The Library also provides access to Foreign Policy and World Politics Review, among a suite of databases, Top 50 Diplomacy Journals, e-book titles, and reference resources. In addition, the Seton Hall Library is recognized as an official UN depository library, which offers students access to a wide range of United Nations documents and reports.... [-]

USA South Orange
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences

There may be no greater calling than working to improve the lives of children and families. UNA's M.S. in Family Studies offers students the opportunity to advance their ... [+]

In the Department of Sociology and Family Studies, we prepare our students for dynamic careers that focus on helping individuals and families reach their highest potential.

Earn an advanced degree completely online

There may be no greater calling than working to improve the lives of children and families. UNA's M.S. in Family Studies offers students the opportunity to advance their careers without ever stepping foot on campus. Even if you are already working full time, managing family responsibilities, or living out of state, you can fit our fully online program into your schedule.

UNA's M.S. in Family Studies program boasts an extremely high job placement rate in field post-graduation. Our graduates are working as Parent Educators, Financial Stability Coaches, Family Case Managers, 4-H Youth Development Agents, Family, and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents, and Youth Advocates.... [-]

USA Florence
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Full-time
2 years
Online
Medaille College

Homeland Security events including issues involving terrorism, emergency management, and disaster management, relief and mitigation populate news headlines every day. ... [+]

Homeland Security events including issues involving terrorism, emergency management, and disaster management, relief and mitigation populate news headlines every day. The need has never been so great for trained professionals in the various fields of Homeland Security. These professionals are needed by government agencies, commercial enterprises, and private sector businesses. The Master of Science in Homeland Security will prepare students for careers in these fields as professionals trained, educated, and prepared to recognize, evaluate, prepare and respond to incidents involving terrorism, man-made or natural disasters, and other Homeland Security-related issues.

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USA Buffalo
January 2020
Full-time
12 months
Online
Neapolis University Pafos

The MSc in International Relations, Strategy, and Security aims at providing students with a broad assessment of contemporary international relations, with emphasis on st ... [+]

The Program is accredited by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA)

Objectives

The MSc in International Relations, Strategy, and Security aims at providing students with a broad assessment of contemporary international relations, with emphasis on strategy and security issues. It combines in-depth academic training in key concepts, theories, and case studies, alongside a structured process of engagement with contemporary debates and experience. It integrates theoretical approaches with the study of many cases and issues. It also explores the ways in which the line between the domestic and international is blurred by trade, financial, environmental, strategic, security, ideological, cultural and ethical issues. Moreover, the Program provides a strong theoretical and empirical understanding of the international security environment of the post-Cold War era, including the origins of conflicts and peace, the emergence of new security threats and the many different agencies involved in conflict prevention, peacekeeping and peacemaking today. Last but not least, the Program identifies the ways state and non-state actors develop strategies in the international environment as far as security issues are concerned.... [-]

Cyprus Paphos
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Part-time
18 months
Online
University of Essex Online

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-ed ... [+]

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters qualification gives you the opportunity to expand your subject knowledge and build on the skills you have gained during your undergraduate studies. The benefits extend beyond improving your earning potential.

If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in criminology, criminal justice or related subjects, our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will provide grounding for a range of specialist careers including hundreds of different roles within the Police Service (from analytical Police Staff roles to serving Police Officers), working with offenders from support workers to probation and prison staff, working within victim services and roles within a variety of law enforcement agencies from the Security Services to the National Crime Agency.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
24 months
Online
Alef Trust

Our online distance-learning programme, validated by Liverpool John Moores University in the UK, is distinctive in valuing experiential approaches to learning. ... [+]

Top Online MScs in Social Sciences.

The programme, which consists of 180 credits (90 ECTS or 36 US graduate credits) largely attracts mature students who are well established in their professional fields. The structure of the programme means that students are often able to combine study with working full time and/or caring responsibilities. Students from a wide spectrum of professional and cultural backgrounds join the programme for reasons which include a keen interest in spirituality, consciousness studies, and psychology, and all have a desire to advance their knowledge and skills in these areas. Many students choose to study with Alef Trust in order to achieve an academic qualification to boost professional standing.As part of their learning journey students apply acquired knowledge and skills in their workplaces, positively impacting upon their organisations and clients. ... [-]

United Kingdom Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
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Part-time
3 years
Online
Leeds Beckett University

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash ... [+]

Course details

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flowing within the industry. If you are a professional working in construction, law or a related field, this course will develop your ability to manage disputes efficiently and even to resolve them.

Prominent areas of study will include Principles of Construction Law, Approaches to Dispute Resolution (including arbitration, adjudication and mediation), and Construction Claims.

The structure and content of our teaching meet the examination requirements of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators on each of its pathways to membership - Arbitration, International Arbitration and Construction Adjudication - from Associate level through to Fellowship level.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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Part-time
4 years
Online
Sam Houston State University

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct se ... [+]

Victim Services Management, Master of Science

Available: Online

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct service provision (e.g., advocacy, etc.), organizational management, and social policy development.

This degree will benefit persons with or without previous employment experience in the field of victim services. Courses are sequenced so that students can complete the degree in two years, enrolling in two 15-week courses per semester. However, the ideal candidate will have paid or volunteer work experience in the field of victim services.

*Select courses meet National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) standards.... [-]

USA Huntsville
September 2020
Full-time
36 hours
Online
American University Online

American University's Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security is an online, 33-credit degree for law enforcement and intelligence professionals who w ... [+]

American University’s Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security is an online, 33-credit degree for law enforcement and intelligence professionals who wish to specialize in homeland security. The program builds knowledge and skills in counter-terrorism, national security, law and policy, cybersecurity, and theories of political violence, with a unique focus on terrorism as a social and psychological phenomenon.

This flexible online program combines the benefits of convenient online learning and a practice-based curriculum with a brief onsite residency in Washington, D.C. In addition to this unique opportunity, American University offers connections to federal agencies and the opportunity to study with faculty who are leading practitioners in the field.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2020
Part-time
24 months
Online
California Southern University

CalSouthern’s accredited online Master of Science in Psychology (MS) program is designed to provide the strongest and most comprehensive foundation in the study of psycho ... [+]

You are not required to submit a TOEFL exam result in order to apply and be admitted into the University.

Overview

CalSouthern’s accredited online Master of Science in Psychology (MS) program is designed to provide the strongest and most comprehensive foundation in the study of psychology. Whether you already have a background in mental health and are looking to broaden your skillset or are simply interested in studying psychology on a post-graduate level, it’s an excellent degree choice.

The MS is also a stepping-stone to CalSouthern’s PsyD program, which satisfies the educational requirements for licensure as a clinical psychologist in California. Once enrolled in the MS program, you can choose to focus your studies in sports psychology, advanced addiction studies, industrial psychology, pastoral counseling, or general psychology.... [-]

USA Costa Mesa
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Online
Mercy College

Explore a career in one of the fastest-growing professions in the U.S. ... [+]

The Master of Science Degree in Counseling is designed to prepare you to work in a school setting as a school counselor. You'll have the opportunity to follow any of several career paths in the counseling field. Additionally, completing the 48-credit School Counselor program will likely earn you provisional certification as a school counselor. (Same with the 54-credit Bilingual School Counselor program, too).

Graduate students who complete the 60-credit Mental Health Counseling program are eligible to sit for the professional licensing examination.

Specializations: Counseling Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling and Bilingual Extension Advanced Certificates in Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling and in Retirement Counseling (CASAC) ... [-]
USA Dobbs Ferry New York USA Online
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are i ... [+]

The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are increasingly relied upon by government agencies, non-profit organizations, and the private sector. Through the use of cutting-edge tools and skills, students will be able to address contemporary political, policy and governance challenges.

The Johns Hopkins MS in Government Analytics curriculum provides students with a broad set of foundational skills in statistical analysis and offers the opportunity to develop expertise in a specific analytical area.

Students must complete all academic work in a master’s degree or certificate program within five years.... [-]

USA Washington
January 2020
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online