William Paterson University Of New Jersey

College of Humanities and Social Services

Applied Sociology (M.A)


Psychology Department

Raubinger 139

Wayne, NJ 07470

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.A. in Applied Sociology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. in Applied Sociology is a highly practical program of studies for individuals in the private and public sectors who want to fast forward their careers. Because applied diagnostic skills and applied knowledge about diversity in the workplace and society are of great value in virtually every occupational field, this master’s program prepares students and gives them a competitive edge in a variety of professional settings, including departments of human resources or research and planning in banking, corporations, education, government, health care, insurance, marketing, as well as in community and other nonprofit organizations. Among the many possible positions available, graduates work as planners, program development specialists, researchers, policy analysts, community outreach coordinators, data analysts, and human resource directors.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999