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Earn an M.A. in Applied and Public Sociology

Utilize social science theory and methodology to address public issues in the community. Expand your scope of orientation by translating theory and research into practical applications and policies accessible to the general public. It's time for bigger goals.

About Applied and Public Sociology

Our program emphasizes comprehensive methodological training with three distinct content areas of concentration:

  • Community and Social Justice
  • Health and Gerontology
  • Criminal Justice and Society

Much of this professional orientation in sociology is focused on working with community based organizations and public agencies aimed at social improvements in areas such as health, poverty, and community empowerment.