Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State University Online

Sociology, M.A.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Sociology, M.A.

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Arts in Sociology is designed to provide students with advanced and up-dated instruction in quantitative and qualitative techniques of sociological research, statistics, and theory. Students will develop advanced professional skills necessary to analyze social issues in applied settings. These skills include research grant writing, program evaluation, impact assessment, and community-based research.

Faculty areas of specialization include:

  • Community Development
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Health and Medical Sociology
  • Rural Sociology
  • Disasters
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Social Stratification and Inequality
  • Culture and Institutions
  • Theory
  • Economy and Society
  • Migration


Sam Houston State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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