Master of Arts in Sociology

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NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

The Master of Arts in Sociology provides advanced training in qualitative and quantitative research design, interpretation, and theory to understand individuals, groups, organizations and communities. Elective courses focus on social inequality based on race/class/gender as well as reflect the faculty specializations in Education, Migration, the US-Mexico Border, Community Development, Alternative Economies, Social Movements, Digital Media, Political Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Popular Culture, and Social Psychology. We provide our students an education that can lead to careers outside of academia or prepare them to pursue doctoral studies if desired.

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NMSU offers online and weekend courses every semester. The Las Cruces campus courses are available online to meet most of the general education requirements for bachelor’s degrees at NMSU. Additional ... Read More

NMSU offers online and weekend courses every semester. The Las Cruces campus courses are available online to meet most of the general education requirements for bachelor’s degrees at NMSU. Additional general elective courses may be available on nights, weekends or online from other NMSU campuses. Search the course schedule for a complete list of online course offerings by semester. Read less