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Online Master's Degrees in Sociology 2021

A master’s degree is a graduate-level degree that typically takes about two years to complete but can sometimes be completed in one year. This degree level involves in-depth study in a specified topic area. What is an online Master in Sociology? A master’s degree program in sociology allows students to learn more about how society works and how people relate to each other. Students stu… Read more

A master’s degree is a graduate-level degree that typically takes about two years to complete but can sometimes be completed in one year. This degree level involves in-depth study in a specified topic area.

What is an online Master in Sociology? A master’s degree program in sociology allows students to learn more about how society works and how people relate to each other. Students study topics like human behavior, politics and ethics. This type of program is designed to help students understand how relationships develop and how those relationships affect a social unit. A look at issues in societies may also be taken in a program. Most courses of study usually include a research project for the in-depth study of a sociology topic.

Completing a sociology master’s degree may help students to develop skills needed to work in social programs. Students are also able to develop skills that would be helpful to a career in human resources, providing them with the opportunity to advance in their current career.

Program costs are not something that can be pinned down to an average because of variances between schools. Students should find out costs from their school of choice.

Graduates of a sociology program are prepared to work in fields like human resources, politics, social services and research. The skills gained in such a program may help a student to prepare to become a social worker, analyst or research technician. This kind of program may also lead to work opportunities in teaching or public policy. A master’s degree can also be a stepping stone towards working on a Ph.D.

If you have an interest in how society works or the social behaviors of people, then a Master’s in Sociology may be something to consider. 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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Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
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University of Stirling
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Taught by internationally renowned leaders in ageing, our online MSc Global Ageing will give you a world-class education in social gerontology and ageing studies.

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Atlantic International University Masters Programs
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The Master's in Sociology (MA, MS) program aims to train professionals capable of addressing the analysis of relevant social and political problems from a comprehensive perspe ... +

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University of Sussex Online
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UNIR
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Become a Master in Social Intervention in Knowledge Societies online in a professional specialized in the analysis and intervention of social scenarios in which cases of inequ ... +

Become a Master in Social Intervention in Knowledge Societies online in a professional specialized in the analysis and intervention of social scenarios in which cases of inequality, discrimination or social exclusion can be generated. -
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Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
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Campbellsville University Online
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University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
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SOAS University of London
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Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
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University of Portsmouth Online
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Campus Stellae Instituto Europeo
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