New Mexico State University

The Graduate School



Box 30001, MSC 4500

Las Cruces, NM 88003

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts degree program in sociology has a broad-based orientation. The program stresses the application of general theory and methods in areas of social psychology, race, ethnicity, class, gender, demography, and social deviance. Comparative analyses of issues within different social and cultural contexts are emphasized. The program is designed to prepare students for doctoral study in sociology and for employment in research and applied areas of the field.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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