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Sociology & Criminology, M.A.

A Passion for Public Service, Skills to Address Social Problems and Issues
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    Among Public National Universities,
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    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • 20th

    Nationally, Best Online Bachelor's Programs,
    U.S. News & World Report

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Produce information for people who make decisions about programs.

Collect, organize, analyze and interpret data and opinions to explore issues, solve problems and predict trends.

Develop a plan through analysis of data and identification of goals for the community or the project.

Plan, organize, direct and control resources to achieve specific goals.

Research, plan, develop and implement one or more of the organization's outreach program services and is responsible for the delivery and overall success of each program.

Create ideas and plan, especially those carried out by a business or government.

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Learn To

Apply theory to the analysis of substantive topics

Use research methods to address formal questions or hypotheses

Present a clear and well-written analysis of a criminological or sociological issue

Communicate at a scholarly and professional level

The time I spent in the Sociology and Criminology M.A. program was an immensely formative experience. The design of the program is highly inclusive. I found the faculty to be accessible and eager to mentor.
Travis Kadylak, ’14
Sociology and Criminology, M.A. Program Overview