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Applied Sociology

University of Maryland Baltimore County

M.A.
12 months
Duration
1132 USD/credit
1132 USD/credit
659 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at University of Maryland Baltimore County offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Arts degree in Applied Sociology. 

Overview

The degree program in Applied Sociology at University of Maryland Baltimore County emphasizes the “practical side” of sociology and the acquisition of analytic skills to prepare students for employment in many professional settings, including public and private organizations involved in social research, social policy, and program development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methodology of Social Science Research
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Inequality and Social Policy
  • Sociological Theory
  • Constructing Race, Class, and Gender
  • Cyberspace Culture
  • SAS for Social Scientists
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Social Epidemiology
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Family and Aging in Society
  • Work and Retirement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
International Application Deadlines: January 1 (Fall) and September 1 (Spring)

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Degree-Seeking Application, including:
    • Residency Form
  • Goal Statement
  • Official Transcript, showing:
    • Conferral of Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Writing Sample
    • From coursework in sociology or a related discipline. Applicants can submit any course paper, thesis, or capstone project that best represents their skills in research and writing.
  • Resume
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1132 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1132 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1132 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1132 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    659 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 659 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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