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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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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
Sep 2020
Online
 
Informa – Terrorism and Security
London, United Kingdom

Analyse the concepts of security studies by developing your knowledge of broader military, strategic and political considerations. You will gain a solid academic grounding in ... +

Analyse the concepts of security studies by developing your knowledge of broader military, strategic and political considerations. You will gain a solid academic grounding in criminology, terrorism and intelligence. The Security Studies programme will help you gain a solid academic grounding in criminology, terrorism and intelligence. This is combined with the practitioner experience of our teaching team, all of which will enable you to engage with institutions and individuals central to the wide area of security. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
11 - 28 months
English
14 Sep 2020
04 Sep 2020
Online
 
Nottingham Trent University Online
Nottingham, 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 ... +

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 University (NTU) can enrich your experience and unlock a world of career opportunities. -
MA
Part-time
30 months
English
Online
 
IMF Business School
Madrid, Spain

The program is based on Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Mindfulness (MBCT) and Multiple Intelligences (IM). In it, students will explore the deep connection that exists betw ... +

The program is based on Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Mindfulness (MBCT) and Multiple Intelligences (IM). In it, students will explore the deep connection that exists between these disciplines and develop contemplative tools that will allow them to create a broad practicum applied to clinical areas, social work, education, community, business or private focused on young people from 12 years and adults . -
Master
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
 
Universidade Europeia
Lisbon, Portugal +2 More

To speak of mental health is to give meaning to common expressions such as "there is no health without mental health", or "healthy mind in healthy body". In other words, it en ... +

To speak of mental health is to give meaning to common expressions such as "there is no health without mental health", or "healthy mind in healthy body". In other words, it encompasses numerous personal / socio-emotional skills such as adapting to changes / changes in life, solving losses / crises, critical sense of oneself and reality, establishing satisfactory emotional bonds with others, creativity, existence of projects and a meaning for life. -
Master
Part-time
120 hours
Portuguese
Online
 
Unicaf - Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool, United Kingdom

The programme is innovative and challenging because it provides a multidisciplinary approach to examining international relations.

The programme is innovative and challenging because it provides a multidisciplinary approach to examining international relations. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online
Winona, USA

Put your passion to work. Learn from real-world practitioners who share the same drive for social and human change as you. Blend theory with practical knowledge to focus your ... +

Put your passion to work. Learn from real-world practitioners who share the same drive for social and human change as you. Blend theory with practical knowledge to focus your skills on greater humanitarian results with Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Master's in International Development. -
MA
Full-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
 
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
San Diego, USA

Leading social change is hard work that requires innovative vision backed by entrepreneurial skills and a deep understanding of the problem at hand. Students pursuing a Master ... +

Leading social change is hard work that requires innovative vision backed by entrepreneurial skills and a deep understanding of the problem at hand. Students pursuing a Master of Arts in Social Innovation (MASI) look critically at the roots of social challenges and injustice, then seek to create real change through bold new responses to poverty, inequality, human rights abuses, and humanitarian crises. -
MA MA
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
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
 
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
 
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 2020
Online
 
Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Los Angeles, USA

The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology online from Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology empowers you to provide families and couples with the impartial gu ... +

The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology online from Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology empowers you to provide families and couples with the impartial guidance they need to build happier and healthier relationships. -
MA
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
Malmö University
Malmö, Sweden

In this programme, where the form of study strives to be conducive to the course content, progression lies in the group dynamic process as well as in the coursework itself. Th ... +

In this programme, where the form of study strives to be conducive to the course content, progression lies in the group dynamic process as well as in the coursework itself. The multidisciplinary nature of the subject means that the same content should provide in-depth knowledge for students with different backgrounds. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
Online
 
Trinity College Dublin Online Education
Dublin, Ireland

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 tha ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Online
 

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