M.A. On Campus


Humboldt State University

24 months
4164 USD/year
4164 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Sociology students at the Humboldt State University study patterns in interactions, experiences and life outcomes—particularly as they relate to group membership. 


Careers at the Humboldt State University

A career in Sociology could include an academic career, but most students of Sociology are employed outside of education. They work in every sector: government, non-profit, research and business. Society is increasingly in need of people who can understand the complexities of a multicultural society. Sociology graduates offer a unique understanding of the social world and possible social solutions to major social issues, as well as the day-to-day issues faced by every organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethnography
  • Community Activism
  • Race, Gender, And U.S. Law
  • Criminology & Justice Studies
  • Inequalities/criminalization
  • Law & Society
  • Gender, Sexualities And Crime
  • Criminological Theory
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply Online at Cal State Apply
    • Application Fee of U.S. $70
    • Submit the Certification of Financial Support.
    • Submit Official Transcripts of Academic Records (translated to English)
    • Send Proof of English Proficiency
    • Send Photocopy of your passport

    The applicant has satisfied any one of the following:

    • GPA of at least 2.5 in an acceptable earned bachelor's degree,
    • GPA of at least 2.75 in the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) attempted;
    • The applicant holds an acceptable post baccalaureate degree earned at an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association;

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2082 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2082 USD per semester during 24 months.

Per Term

Living costs for Arcata

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


  • HSU Graduate Studies Fellowships & Scholarships page
  • HSU Scholarships page

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