Studyportals

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Morehead State University

Master
12 months
Duration
579 USD/credit
579 USD/credit
579 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Arts in Sociology allows for concentration in four areas: general sociology; criminology; chemical dependency; and interdisciplinary social sciences and. All concentrations require basic courses in theory and research methods and provides students with broad critical and analytical skills that can be applied on the individual, organizational and societal levels. 

Join the leading study choice platform for free
  1. Get details of 180000+ English-taught programmes worldwide.
  2. Find, wishlist and compare your best fitting programme.
  3. Apply for scholarships worth up to €6,000.
account benefits visualised

Overview

In addition to these concentrations, the department participates in a cooperative Master of Social Work degree with the University of Kentucky. All of the program courses are offered on the Morehead State University campus and results in a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kentucky.

Program competencies

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of social science theories and related debates.
  • Students will develop competencies in applying social science knowledge.
  • Students will demonstrate interdisciplinary skills including evaluation of perspectives, critical thinking, and conducting original research.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Proseminar
  • Quantitative Research for the Social Sciences
  • Globalization
  • Social Thought and Theory
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Other electives
  • Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to graduate study is granted to students who meet the academic requirements and who hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

Applicants with a degree in sociology or other related social sciences are preferable, however not required. Students with a minor in sociology or related social sciences are also encouraged to apply. In the event that an applicant's undergraduate field of study is deemed unrelated, additional undergraduate courses in sociology or social sciences may be required to insure student success in the program.

Submission of a two-page typewritten statement of educational and career goals relative to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    579 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 579 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    579 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 579 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    579 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 579 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

At MSU we offer a variety of institutional, foundation-funded, and departmental scholarships. Our merit-based institutional scholarship program encourages some of the best and brightest students to become Eagles. Students are automatically considered for institutional scholarships based on their admissions application. Our MSU Foundation awards nearly 600 annual student scholarships, valued at approximately $800,000. These are made possible through generous donations of MSU donors and alumni. Students can apply for MSU Foundation scholarships by using the online scholarship application

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.

Our partners

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
-
Morehead State University

Wishlist