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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University of Law Online Postgraduate
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24 months
English
Jan 2020
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Queen Mary Online
London, United Kingdom

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2 years
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Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

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MSc
Full-time
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18 months
English
Jan 2020
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Nottingham Trent University Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Whether you’re looking to negotiate a policy for environmental change or generate solutions to global disputes, the online MA in International Relations from Nottingham Trent ... +

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University of Kentucky Online
Lexington, USA

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Master
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King's College London Online
London, United Kingdom

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MA
Part-time
2 years
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American University - School of International Service (SIS)

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Rome Business School
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Our Lady of the Lake University Online
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2 years
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Clarks Summit University Online
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Full-time
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3 years
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Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, USA

The 36 credit M.S. in National Security Affairs and International Relations is designed to provide students with theoretical, research, and applied skills in the emerging acad ... +

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MSc
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University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom

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MSc
Part-time
24 months
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University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
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2 years
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Trinity College Dublin Online Education
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MSc
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Anna Maria College Online
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Master
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2 years
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