M.A. On Campus


The University of Texas at Arlington

12 months
20620 USD/year
20620 USD/year
10828 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts program in Sociology at the University of Texas at Arlington is designed to provide students with a firm substantive background in sociological theory and in the techniques of contemporary research methodology and statistical analyses.


In addition to these core concerns, the Sociology program at The University of Texas at Arlington offers a variety of seminars, as well as practicum opportunities, to help prepare students for a wide range of professional careers in both the private and public sectors or continued graduate education at the Ph.D. level.

What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding of human relationships from a sociological perspective
  • Analytical skills for discovering and explaining social patterns and solving social problems
  • The ethnographic study and comparative analysis of contemporary human cultures around the world
  • The study of humans as a biological species


  • Equality and Diversity Officer
  • Higher Education Lecturer
  • Museum/Gallery Curator
  • Social Worker
  • Community Development
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Human Resources

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Great Discoveries in Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Global Cultures
  • Social Problems
  • Criminology
  • Social Psychology of Crime

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits

33 - 36


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
144 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0, as calculated by Graduate Studies.
  • Two letters of recommendation that favorably assess the applicant's potential for success in a graduate program in Sociology.
  • A satisfactory 2-3 page statement of interest describing the applicant's academic background, research or study interests, and professional goals as they relate to the field of Sociology.

Tuition Fee

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    20620 USD/year
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  • National

    20620 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20620 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10828 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10828 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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