12 months
488 USD/credit 17568 USD/year
488 USD/credit 17568 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Applied Sociology at the University of Indianapolis provides students with the critical thinking and research skills needed in today's ever changing world. It emphasizes the practical application of social science research in solving contemporary social problems, and helps students develop skills that can be used in a variety of organizations.


Despite our differences, most people have common desires- to get along with others, to be treated equally, and to have fulfilling lives. As an Applied Sociology major at the University of Indianapolis, you will use scientific methods to study societies and social groups, uncovering how we relate to one another and how we can make peoples’ lives better.

By developing strong research and evaluation skills, you'll be prepared for most any kind of community leadership or applied research and evaluation position, whether in the for-profit or nonprofit realm.

Program strengths

  • Cross culture comparative studies
  • Small classes and individualized instruction
  • Flexible class scheduling and evening courses
  • Practicum opportunities (field placement)
  • Integration of pure and applied science
  • Practicing professionals as adjunct faculty and guest lecturers
  • Modern laboratory, research and library facilities
  • Extensive computer facilities available
  • Personalized supervision and accessible faculty
  • Interactive learning opportunities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applying Sociology
  • Social Research
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Contemporary Social Theory
  • Urban & Community Sociology
  • Criminology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Applications are accepted after these dates and will be considered for available openings in the program.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a former professor
  • $30 application fee
  • All transcripts for undergraduate work and any previous graduate study
  • TOEFL score (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Indianapolis

1017 - 1926 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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