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Online Master of Social Sciences

Ohio University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
604 USD/credit
604 USD/credit
585 USD/credit
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About

The M.S.S. Online Master of Social Sciences program offered by Ohio University is ideal for teachers who want to study content in the social sciences and is beneficial for public administrators and other professionals, too. 

Overview

While many master's degree programs in social sciences include study of teaching methods, the M.S.S. Online Master of Social Sciences program offered by Ohio University interdisciplinary program focuses on social sciences content in five areas:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Key facts:

The Master of Social Sciences courses are taught by Ohio University faculty who are renowned in their scholarly disciplines. Dr. Brian Schoen, the program director, advises the students in the program. Applicants also work with an enrollment adviser who can answer questions and guide them through completing the admissions process and understanding computer requirements.

Classmates stay connected through Ohio University's Blackboard online course system. Each course features discussion forums, email and online chats that engage participants in exciting collaborative learning. OHIO online students report that they enjoy individual attention from professors and develop deep relationships with their classmates. Often professors and classmates become career-long professional contacts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Colloquium in U.S. History
  • United States Diplomacy After WWII 
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Surveillance, Privacy, and Law
  • Peoples, Plagues & Pestilence
  • 1960s in U.S.: Decade of Controversy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

No GRE or letters of recommendation are needed for this program. However, students will provide a short (not more than 500 word) personal statement briefly describing their previous experiences and explaining what they hope to accomplish in the M.S.S. program.

An applicant for admission to this program must have:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.00. Prospective students with an undergraduate GPA lower than 3.00 are encouraged to apply for conditional admission. Conditionally admitted students are expected to get at least a 3.0 GPA and maintain it throughout the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    604 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 604 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    604 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 604 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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