Sociology, M.A. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
12 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.A. program in Sociology from University of New Hampshire will provide foundational training in critical thinking and research and a deeper understanding of the social causes and consequences of human behavior.


You’ll build skills in data analysis, research design and sociological theory, and engage in research on topics such as environment and social change, gender, race and inequality, family, social demography, and stress and mental health. The Sociology master’s program from University of New Hampshire culminates in an original research thesis project, and these analytical and research skills will prepare you for a wide range of careers in research, education, health and human services, law, business, public policy and government.

Why choose this program?

At UNH, you’ll be supported by world-class faculty and outstanding facilities as you advance toward a career or doctoral studies. The Crimes against Children Research Center and Prevention Innovations Research Center provide high-quality research and statistics to the public, policymakers, community organizations, law enforcement personnel and child-welfare practitioners. 

The Carsey School of Public Policy is a resource for research, leadership development and engaged scholarship. UNH’s location near urban and rural communities will give you a variety of research options.

Career Areas 

  • Business 
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Criminology
  • Education 
  • Juvenile court
  • Law
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Public policy
  • Research 
  • Social work

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Pro-seminar
  • Sociological Methods: Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Sociological Methods: Research Design
  • Sociological Theory 
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: $65
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Test Scores: GRE Required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • All applicants are encouraged to contact programs directly to discuss program specific application questions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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