Sociology, M.A. | Florida Atlantic University | Boca Raton, United States
12 months
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
371 USD/credit 11130 USD/year
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The Master of Arts with Major in Sociology at Florida Atlantic University is designed to prepare to students for doctoral study in sociology and related programs. Additionally, the M.A. in Sociology prepare students for professional careers and teaching. There are two tracks in the program: generalist option and specialist option.


The generalist Sociology at Florida Atlantic University track offers students a broad graduate education in sociology that can serve as the basis for a wide array of professional careers in the public and private sector. 

Learning outcomes

The specialist track is designed for students who would pursue a doctoral degree in Sociology. This track offers students the opportunity to design and carry out a research project in a particular area of sociological research under the direct mentorship of a faculty member. Students may apply to be admitted to the specialist track after completing 9 credits in the program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Critical Perspectives in Social Theory
  • Contemporary Social Theory
  • Urbanization
  • Global Environmental Perspectives
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Sociology of Religion
  • State, Economy and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of study from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score and/or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score taken within the last 5 years
  • Scores are required regardless of GPA
  • Official transcript or transcript evaluation reflecting bachelor’s degree

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 371 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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