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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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Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Madrid, Spain

Benchmark formative program for leaders of the 21st century committed to sustainable development, protection of the environment, and human rights. This tailor-made program aim ... +

Benchmark formative program for leaders of the 21st century committed to sustainable development, protection of the environment, and human rights. This tailor-made program aims to fully understand international institutions and key actors that operate in geopolitics and global competitiveness. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Spanish
Oct 2021
30 Sep 2021
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
 
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
Sep 2021
Online
 

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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
 
Queen Mary Online
London, United Kingdom

This masters programme focuses on the traditional geographic areas of international relations as well as emerging areas of interest in the developing world. It discusses the h ... +

This masters programme focuses on the traditional geographic areas of international relations as well as emerging areas of interest in the developing world. It discusses the historical significance of globalisation and how it relates to a number of key issues in international relations today. The programme offers challenging and thought-provoking modules to help you formulate your answers and a lively, intelligent group of students and academics with which to debate and exchange ideas. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
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
Sep 2021
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 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
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
Sep 2021
Online
 
Aurora University Online
Aurora, USA

Thrive in business management and administration in the fields of social work and human services with the online MSW in leadership administration. This track is offered in par ... +

Thrive in business management and administration in the fields of social work and human services with the online MSW in leadership administration. This track is offered in partnership with the Aurora University Dunham School of Business and Public Policy and is designed to prepare graduates to lead teams and manage social work processes in nonprofit settings, public health, and more. Coursework allows students to choose from MBA-level electives in management and leadership to align their studies with their specific career goals. -
Master
Part-time
3 years
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
 
Utica College Online
Utica, USA

Earn your online Master of Social Work (MSW) from Utica College and develop innovative solutions to complex, mental health, and social issues. With a curriculum focused on cli ... +

Earn your online Master of Social Work (MSW) from Utica College and develop innovative solutions to complex, mental health, and social issues. With a curriculum focused on clinical social work, our program prepares you to sit for your state's licensure exams. Discover more about the program today and take the next step toward your professional future in social work. -
Master
Part-time
24 - 32 months
English
Aug 2021
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education: Counseling and Psychology will prepare you to approach a broad range of approaches in ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education: Counseling and Psychology will prepare you to approach a broad range of approaches in therapy. From group counseling to health therapy you'll be prepared to advance your career in the field with a wide-ranging skill set. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Madrid, Spain

This Master is organized by the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset , in collaboration with Metroscopia and Saint-Michel European Business School. The pro ... +

This Master is organized by the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset , in collaboration with Metroscopia and Saint-Michel European Business School. The program is aimed at those who aspire to have a deep understanding of the functioning of the democratic system. Each module will provide advanced tools for the design, technique and analysis of electoral surveys from a triangular prism that combines theory, practice and commercial orientation. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2021
Online
 
Widener University Online
Chester, USA

Widener University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). It prepares you to improve both your life and the lives o ... +

Widener University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). It prepares you to improve both your life and the lives of others through clinical social work and social justice. You'll benefit from personal support in a nurturing and inspirational learning environment and graduate prepared to sit for the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) exam. Through our trauma-focused curriculum, you will understand the impact of trauma, a leading factor in mental health, substance abuse, and other social-emotional issues - has on the quality of life. -
Master
Part-time
3 years
English
Online