M.A. On Campus


Texas State University

12 months
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Sociology at Texas State University  prepares graduates for a career in one of a number of fields, including but not limited to corporate research, personnel work, administration, and data analysis.


Program Goals

Sociology at Texas State University  prepares graduates to teach in community colleges. The third goal is to provide a sound general background for those who anticipate further graduate training beyond the master's degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Proseminar in Sociology
  • Sociological Theory Seminar
  • Advanced Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Seminar in Quantitative Research Methods
  • Seminar in Qualitative Research Methods

  • Impact Analysis Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online ApplyTexas application
  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts required from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • background course work in social theory, statistics, computer applications, and social research*
  • three letters of recommendation

Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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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