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Masters Programs in Social Science Studies in North America 2020

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.Social Sciences programs give students a foundational understanding of complex sociological and psychological principles that prepares them for careers in non-profit organizations, tre… Read more

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Social Sciences programs give students a foundational understanding of complex sociological and psychological principles that prepares them for careers in non-profit organizations, treatment facilities, home healthcare and government agencies. Common course topics include sociology, psychology, ethics, grant writing, research and social policy.

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NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York , USA

In this flexible-credit master of science program, you will learn advanced quantitative research techniques and apply them to critical policy issues across the social, behavio ... +

In this flexible-credit master of science program, you will learn advanced quantitative research techniques and apply them to critical policy issues across the social, behavioral, and health sciences, preparing for a career as an applied statistician or data scientist or for doctoral study. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
San Diego , USA

Leading social change is hard work that requires innovative vision backed by entrepreneurial skills and a deep understanding of the problem at hand. Students pursuing a Master ... +

Leading social change is hard work that requires innovative vision backed by entrepreneurial skills and a deep understanding of the problem at hand. Students pursuing a Master of Arts in Social Innovation (MASI) look critically at the roots of social challenges and injustice, then seek to create real change through bold new responses to poverty, inequality, human rights abuses, and humanitarian crises. -
MA MA
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford , USA

In the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership program, you will learn the scholarly theories and practical tools to implement institutional changes that promote diversity and fost ... +

In the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership program, you will learn the scholarly theories and practical tools to implement institutional changes that promote diversity and foster inclusivity. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Gatineau , Canada

This multidisciplinary training is for candidates who want to give themselves the tools they need to become professionals and development leaders able to identify current chal ... +

This multidisciplinary training is for candidates who want to give themselves the tools they need to become professionals and development leaders able to identify current challenges and propose innovative solutions. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
French
Campus
 
Universidad de Sonora
Hermosillo , Mexico

General Objective: To train researchers who are capable of developing multidisciplinary research projects in Social Sciences, under the direction of a senior researcher, that ... +

General Objective: To train researchers who are capable of developing multidisciplinary research projects in Social Sciences, under the direction of a senior researcher, that address regional and national socio-cultural problems and, at the same time, generate information that can be applied to intervention projects and evaluations of social programs. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge , Canada

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major in the Master of Arts (MA) program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences and is based on a cohort le ... +

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major in the Master of Arts (MA) program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences and is based on a cohort learning model that fosters an environment of interdisciplinary engagement and exchange, research, peer mentoring, collaboration among a small group of students, within a team-based learning experience. The overall academic aims of the major are to emphasize social, cultural, and political thought and to install the intellectual and practical tools to work successfully with community partners and agencies to facilitate social change. Students graduating from the Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major will demonstrate a range of professional skills (e.g., peer review, public presentations, critical thinking) and research competencies. Graduates are capable of producing novel, relevant, and rigorous research that makes significant contributions to interdisciplinary knowledge. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Portland , USA +6 More

Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and ke ... +

Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and key practices of community building and civic engagement, from domestic and international volunteerism, community organizing, grassroots social movements, and activism. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Pittsburgh , USA

The Master of Arts degree in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education (SCAE) is for the emerging educational scholar interested in the fundamental role that education play ... +

The Master of Arts degree in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education (SCAE) is for the emerging educational scholar interested in the fundamental role that education plays in society. Under the guidance of senior faculty, SCAE students use the tools of the social sciences and humanities to study fundamental issues in education, such as equity, justice, school reform, and educational change. SCAE is a unique combination of two educational fields of study -- Comparative Education and Social Foundations of Education – that brings together a faculty with diverse interests in educational change and improvement. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 semesters
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
The New School

Through the Liberal Studies program, you will critically explore and intensively examine the core issues of our time. The MA in Liberal Studies offers practical writing tools ... +

Through the Liberal Studies program, you will critically explore and intensively examine the core issues of our time. The MA in Liberal Studies offers practical writing tools and guided in-depth study in cross-disciplinary courses taught by renowned faculty, who share the values of rigorous critical inquiry and thoughtful expression. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Montgomery , USA

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, sk ... +

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to ethically and effectively integrate theory and practice their professions. These professionals will possess the understanding of our diverse culture, the technological capabilities, the intellectual rigor and the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to make informed and responsible decisions, to engage in reflective assessment, to implement positive change and to pursue learning as a lifetime endeavor. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Aguascalientes , Mexico

The Center for Social Sciences and Humanities presents the curriculum of the Master's Degree in Social and Humanistic Research, with a focus on the training of researchers, to ... +

The Center for Social Sciences and Humanities presents the curriculum of the Master's Degree in Social and Humanistic Research, with a focus on the training of researchers, to offer a quality, transdisciplinary and flexible postgraduate option. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
 
Universidad de Sonora
Hermosillo , Mexico

General Objective: To guarantee a space for professionalization, reflection and ongoing training in relation to the impact, design, implementation and evaluation related to th ... +

General Objective: To guarantee a space for professionalization, reflection and ongoing training in relation to the impact, design, implementation and evaluation related to the problem of social development, to contribute to the improvement of public policies and intervention programs. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Aug 2020
Campus
 

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