Master of Arts (MA) in
Criminology and Public Sociology
Offered as Main Campus
Goal of Program:
Program focuses on skills needed for social science related work, in particular: how to conduct evaluation research; how to write for non-academic audiences; grant-writing workshops; interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities; and extended discussions of the differences between academic culture and the cultures of community and not-for-profit organizations. Students gain real-world experience applying sociological methods and theory to contemporary social problems.
- Encompasses rigorous analyses of the values, assumptions, and social structures within local communities and global systems.
- Strengthen students' ability to apply theory and methods to social issues, problems and policies.
- Provide students with professional training to seek employment in federal, state, and local governmental agencies as well as in private-sector organizations.
- Strengthen students' analytical, research and writing skills.
- Prepare students for professional and/or academic careers in Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology.
Program is designed for students with a passion for public involvement and a desire to understand the values, assumptions, and social structures within national societies and global systems.
Dr. Christina Lanier
|Enrollment||Part-Time or Full-Time|
|Instruction Method||Face to Face|
|Intended Time to Degree||2 yrs Full Time / 5 yrs Part Time|
|Required Credit Hours||34 hrs|