12 months
19708 USD/year
19708 USD/year
11372 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master of Arts in Sociology program at Eastern Michigan University provides the knowledge in theory and methodology needed to pursue a Ph.D. in sociology or related fields, to teach in post-secondary institutions, or to pursue a public or private sector career. 


Sociology at Eastern Michigan University studies the dynamics of human society through investigation of group structures, organizations, and societies, and how people interact within these contexts. Sociology addresses some of the most challenging issues of our time including the divisions of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture to the sociology of work to the sociology of sports.It is a rapidly expanding field whose potential is increasingly tapped by those who craft policies and create programs. Sociologists understand social inequality, patterns of behavior, forces for social change and resistance, and how social systems work.


  • To allow students to develop skills necessary to secure employment in sociology and related fields;
  • To equip students with advanced sociological training in theory and methods in preparation for the pursuit of doctoral degrees; and
  • To equip students with advanced sociological education in preparation to teach in post-secondary institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Social Statistics
  • Advanced Methods in Sociological Research
  • Methods in Social Program Evaluation
  • The Family as an Institution
  • Social Deviance
  • Advanced Sociological Theory
  • Contemporary Community Structure

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement of Responsibility
  • Documentation
  • Passports and VISAs
  • Order I-20 Shipment

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19708 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19708 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11372 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ypsilanti

1000 - 1500 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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