Why earn an M.A. in Applied and Public Sociology?

Our program focuses on teaching and understanding real world problems. This professional wing of academic sociology regularly places its graduates into a variety of positions at community based organizations and public agencies. This includes fields outside of academics, with the largest sectors in Private Not-for-Profit, Government, and Health.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals receiving training in advocacy, grant-making and civic organizations should have good job opportunities, as jobs in these industries are expected to grow faster than the average for all industries.