Application Deadline for Master's in Applied SOCY
Final Deadline for Fall 2018
The Master of Arts degree in Applied Sociology emphasizes the "practical side" of sociology and the acquisition of analytic skills to prepare students for employment in many professional settings, including public and private organizations involved in social research, social policy, and program development. Program foci include: health, illness, and medicine; aging and the life course; diversity, gender, and culture; and applied research methods.
Our graduates are trained for work in a variety of applied settings by developing sociological knowledge, building an applied research skill set, and gaining opportunities for professional growth.
The degree program consists of 10 courses (totaling 30 credits). The program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Graduate courses are offered at 4:30pm-7:00pm or 7:10pm-9:40pm one day per week Monday through Thursday.
How to Apply
Applicants may apply online through UMBC's Graduate School website (gradschool.umbc.edu). A paper application is also available.
Required Materials: Graduate degree-seeking application, goal statement, official transcript (minimum GPA of 3.0), writing sample (from coursework in sociology or a related discipline), resume, and two letters of recommendation.
Marina Adler, Graduate Program Director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Faith Dinh, Graduate Program Coordinator (email@example.com)