Online Masters in Social Sciences 2020

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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Queen Mary Online
London, United Kingdom

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01 September 2020
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2 years
English
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Our Lady of the Lake University Online
San Antonio, USA

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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. Read less
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01 September 2020
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2 years
English
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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!

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Rome Business School
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01 March 2020
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Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield, USA

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Anna Maria College Online
Paxton, USA

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2 years
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Winthrop University Online
Rock Hill, USA

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Master
01 May 2020
Full-time
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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online
Winona, USA

Gain the skills you need to excel in clinical social work with our affordable MSW program. Graduate ready to treat individuals, couples, families, groups, and communities. 60- ... Read more

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Uniminuto
Bogotá, Colombia

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01 January 2020
Part-time
2 years
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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt, Germany + 3 More

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Master
01 October 2020
Part-time
18 months
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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 ... Read more

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Master
01 August 2020
Part-time
3 years
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DiploFoundation
Msida, Malta + 3 More

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February 2020
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University of Kaiserslautern
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01 October 2020
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Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Stockholm, Sweden

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01 September 2020
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CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Madrid, Spain

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