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Online Masters in Social Sciences 2020/2021

If you have an undergraduate degree, you may want to consider a master program as a way to deepen your knowledge of a subject. These post-graduate master’s programs usually require from one to two years of full-time study for completion. What is an online Master in Social Sciences? At some schools, a Master in Social Sciences program refers specifically to studying human behavior with a focu… Read more

If you have an undergraduate degree, you may want to consider a master program as a way to deepen your knowledge of a subject. These post-graduate master’s programs usually require from one to two years of full-time study for completion.

What is an online Master in Social Sciences? At some schools, a Master in Social Sciences program refers specifically to studying human behavior with a focus on social work. At others, you can narrow in on a specific field such as anthropology, history, psychology, political science, human services, linguistics, sociology, women’s studies and more. Any social sciences program will typically hone your skills in thinking analytically, performing quantitative research and communicating effectively. In this case, classes will be offered completely online.

Earning a Master in Social Sciences can help graduates be considered for better positions and higher pay. Focusing on a specific line of study within that general degree can enhance your ability to advance on that particular career path.

The costs you will incur to earn a master’s degree are determined according to the program and institution you choose. It’s important to review all expenses closely. For example, one school’s tuition may have a lower cost per unit but require more units to graduate.

The type of job opportunities you can expect after successfully completing a Master in Social Sciences program will depend on the direction you chose for your study. Many graduates find employment teaching, doing social work, researching, working in administrative positions, analyzing or counseling. The industries that hire candidates with this degree include research facilities, hospitals, government departments, police departments and educational institutions at all levels. In addition, some people choose to use their degree to start their own private practice.

There are online master’s programs offered at institutions in many countries throughout the world. Studying online gives you the ability to choose the ideal program for you, even if you are not able to move where the campus is located. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Drew University
Madison , USA

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains ... +

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains European and American, the course of study emphasizes the production and dissemination of knowledge in global contexts. -
MA MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Online
 
American University - School of International Service (SIS)

AU’s MA in International Relations combines advanced international relations theory and methods with a concentration in Global Security & Conflict Resolution, or Sustainab ... +

AU’s MA in International Relations combines advanced international relations theory and methods with a concentration in Global Security & Conflict Resolution, or Sustainable International Development. -
MA
Full-time
English
Online
 
Anna Maria College Online
Paxton , USA

At the local, national and international level, threats to our homeland's security continue to evolve and morph. A new generation of vigilant leaders requires a new mission fo ... +

At the local, national and international level, threats to our homeland's security continue to evolve and morph. A new generation of vigilant leaders requires a new mission for education. Anna Maria College is proud to offer an online Master of Public Administration degree with a Homeland Security specialization. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Our Lady of the Lake University Online
San Antonio , USA

Our Lady of the Lake University's Worden School of Social Service, offers its acclaimed Master of Social Work degree program entirely online, giving working adults the opportu ... +

Our Lady of the Lake University's Worden School of Social Service, offers its acclaimed Master of Social Work degree program entirely online, giving working adults the opportunity to work toward this career-building and service-oriented credential no matter where they reside. The CSWE-Accredited MSW is one of only three social work master's degree programs in the United States that emphasize service to Hispanic children and families, the fastest-growing demographic community in the nation. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Online
 
Widener University Online
Chester , USA

Widener University's online Hybrid Dual MSW/MEd in Human Sexuality Studies is the only dual-degree program offering Clinical Social Work and a Human Sexuality focus. Our progr ... +

Widener University's online Hybrid Dual MSW/MEd in Human Sexuality Studies is the only dual-degree program offering Clinical Social Work and a Human Sexuality focus. Our program prepares social workers who are comfortable discussing sexuality in their social work practice, to also be qualified to work in areas that focus explicitly on sexuality. Upon completion of the dual degree, students will be eligible for the AASECT certification and prepared to sit for the LSW Exam. -
Master
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Medaille College
Buffalo , USA

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. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Winthrop University Online
Rock Hill , USA

Winthrop University's online Master of Social Work Traditional program prepares students without a social work background to become competent, specialized social workers. Lear ... +

Winthrop University's online Master of Social Work Traditional program prepares students without a social work background to become competent, specialized social workers. Learn in a 60-credit hour program that starts with the foundations of social work and develops your skills for specialized empowerment-based social work practice. -
Master
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Antioch University Online
Yellow Springs , USA

The online MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered by Antioch allows you to channel your passion for helping others into a meaningful and rewarding career as a mental ... +

The online MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered by Antioch allows you to channel your passion for helping others into a meaningful and rewarding career as a mental health counselor. -
MA
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield , USA

You'll expand the level care and assistance you can provide to vulnerable populations and be a force of positive change in your community when you earn your Master of Social W ... +

You'll expand the level care and assistance you can provide to vulnerable populations and be a force of positive change in your community when you earn your Master of Social Work (MSW) degree online at Sacred Heart University. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
20 - 42 months
English
Online
 
University of Kentucky Online
Lexington , USA

The University of Kentucky's online CSWE-Accredited MSW program builds the skills you need to pursue your passion, effect change, and advance social justice. Learn more today!

The University of Kentucky's online CSWE-Accredited MSW program builds the skills you need to pursue your passion, effect change, and advance social justice. Learn more today! -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
George Mason University Online
Fairfax , USA

George Mason University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program prepares you to take the next step toward direct client service and be on your way to becoming a li ... +

George Mason University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program prepares you to take the next step toward direct client service and be on your way to becoming a licensed social worker. You'll learn what it takes to enter a variety of social work settings, including aging and disability services, family assistance, alcohol, and drug abuse counseling, child protection, and more. -
Master
Part-time
36 months
English
Online
 
University of West Florida Online
Pensacola , USA

In the University of West Florida's online Master of Social Work program, students who have earned a BSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program can fast-track their ... +

In the University of West Florida's online Master of Social Work program, students who have earned a BSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program can fast-track their learning. In as few as 20 months, students are prepared for licensure in the state of Florida and a wide range of social work careers. -
Master
Full-time
20 months
English
11 Jan 2021
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington , USA

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, inclu ... +

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, including social, environmental, and economic trends, and prepares students to assume leadership roles in the cultural heritage sector. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia , USA

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice syste ... +

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The curriculum includes core courses in Research Methods and Analysis, Criminology Theory, Ethics, and Criminal Justice, and Professional Writing for Law Enforcement. Students can personalize their degree through several concentration options, including Homeland Security. -
MSc
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
American University Online
Washington , USA

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 t ... +

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. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 

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