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Applied Sociology, M.A.

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University rank #601 (WUR) , VA,
The Master of Arts degree in Applied Sociology emphasizes research skills necessary in many professions. The M.A. degree may serve as professional training for students seeking employment in federal, state and local government agencies or in private-sector organizations.

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The Master of Arts degree in Applied Sociology emphasizes research skills necessary in many professions. The M.A. degree may serve as professional training for students seeking employment in federal, state and local government agencies or in private-sector organizations. In addition, the M.A. program provides excellent training in the fundamentals of sociology for students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in the social sciences.

The program provides students with training in theory and methods, as well as opportunities to participate in three areas of concentration:

  • General sociology
  • Criminal justice
  • Women’s studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Social Research Methods
  • Proseminar in Sociological Theory
  • Applied Social Statistics
  • Sociological Application of Computer and Data Analysis
  • Research Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Tests GRE
  • 2 or more recommendations
  • Essay
  • Transcripts - From all prior institutions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1320 USD/credit
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  • National

    523 USD/credit
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Living costs for Norfolk

  • 1100 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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