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26 Masters Programs in Social Science

With many entry level jobs today requiring a bachelor’s degree at minimum, a professional master’s degree can prove to be very beneficial. Whether you are fresh out of undergraduate school or looking to advance within your chosen field, a professional master’s degree could give you just the edge you need in the evolving job market. Some may wonder, “What is a Professional M… Read more

With many entry level jobs today requiring a bachelor’s degree at minimum, a professional master’s degree can prove to be very beneficial. Whether you are fresh out of undergraduate school or looking to advance within your chosen field, a professional master’s degree could give you just the edge you need in the evolving job market.

Some may wonder, “What is a Professional Master in Social Science?” It is a degree program that educates individuals on the current concepts and policies within the social sciences and humanities and prepares individuals to apply such concepts within the business world, domestically or internationally. Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to apply social concepts successfully in efforts to advance company’s dealings in social issues.

With such a degree program students not only learn the concepts dealing with the concentration, but they also gain key business knowledge and experience. These aspects can be applied in many different scenarios, opening up the opportunities for graduates to pursue a number of different career paths.

The cost of the degree varies from school to school. Different factors such as the location of the school, the average cost of attending the particular institution, and whether you study in person or online all play a part in determining the price.

A Professional Master in Social Science prepares individuals to excel in positions dealing with the social sciences, including governmental roles, nonprofits and professional businesses. Individuals with such training may also decide to branch out into other fields such as hospitality or jobs where they deal closely with client relations. Some individuals may also choose to go into business for themselves and become a consultant or contractor for a variety of the aforementioned companies.

Once you have chosen your degree it is important to select the best school for your particular situation. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Utica University Online
Utica, USA

The Online MS in Data Science - Social Science Analytics teaches students how to analyze and leverage big data to deliver innovative ideas and solutions in a variety of fields ... +

The Online MS in Data Science - Social Science Analytics teaches students how to analyze and leverage big data to deliver innovative ideas and solutions in a variety of fields. Core courses emphasize research design and critical evaluation of data using theoretical models, as well as the process of making decisions and implementing solutions based on data. Specializations include Social Science Analytics, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Financial Crime, and a General option. -
MSc
Part-time
20 months
English
Online
 
University of Bristol Law School
Bristol, United Kingdom

The MSc in Social Legal Studies presents an exciting opportunity to explore the role of law in society at a critical time in history - and cultivate a deep understanding of in ... +

The MSc in Social Legal Studies presents an exciting opportunity to explore the role of law in society at a critical time in history - and cultivate a deep understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of law and legal phenomena. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Jul 2022
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The goal of this program is to provide students with knowledge about the multifaceted nature of intercultural issues, multi/interculturalism, and social integration by means o ... +

The goal of this program is to provide students with knowledge about the multifaceted nature of intercultural issues, multi/interculturalism, and social integration by means of a multidisciplinary approach, which includes psychology, education, sociology, and anthropology. The program is both theory-based and practice-oriented. Courses are based on the latest research in relevant fields, and students are given opportunities to test and apply their theoretical knowledge in practical situations. Approximately half of the program consists of training, seminars, and field work. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
15 Jul 2022
Campus
 

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INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Madrid, Spain +1 More

The official master's degree in Intelligence is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to ... +

The official master's degree in Intelligence is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). With this master's degree, the student can choose a mention in Economic Intelligence or in Security and Defense, depending on the elective subjects that he chooses. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Gain transferrable research skills and expand your future career possibilities with our Msc Applied Social Research.

Gain transferrable research skills and expand your future career possibilities with our Msc Applied Social Research. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 30 months
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Saint Paul University
Ottawa, Canada

The School of Social Innovation of the Faculty of Human Sciences at Saint Paul University offers a Master of Arts in Social Innovation. The MA in Social Innovation provides a ... +

The School of Social Innovation of the Faculty of Human Sciences at Saint Paul University offers a Master of Arts in Social Innovation. The MA in Social Innovation provides a space for research and reflection to understand the dynamics and multiple impacts of social innovations, in order to assess and structure them more efficiently. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, French
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

MSc Social Research is an advanced degree in social science methodology. It is suited to those who wish to prepare for PhD research or for those who want to increase key emplo ... +

MSc Social Research is an advanced degree in social science methodology. It is suited to those who wish to prepare for PhD research or for those who want to increase key employability skills in the areas of qualitative fieldwork, quantitative data management, and data analytics. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
30 Jul 2022
Campus
 
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

The MPhil is a research degree that can be pursued either as an end in itself or as a preparation to the Ph.D. degree at either HKUST or elsewhere. While we welcome students f ... +

The MPhil is a research degree that can be pursued either as an end in itself or as a preparation to the Ph.D. degree at either HKUST or elsewhere. While we welcome students from a variety of disciplines to apply, as befits a research degree, we do expect applicants to have a strong background in a social science discipline, and, in addition, the ability to demonstrate promising research potential through a substantial research proposal. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA

The Master of Arts in Social Science (MASS) is the first program of its kind in the University System of Georgia. Unlike traditional Master of Arts programs, which limit the n ... +

The Master of Arts in Social Science (MASS) is the first program of its kind in the University System of Georgia. Unlike traditional Master of Arts programs, which limit the number of courses students can take outside their home discipline, the Master of Arts in Social Science is designed to take advantage of an array of graduate seminars from the social sciences. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MLitt in Global Social and Political Thought is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores the history of social and political thought around the world and i ... +

The MLitt in Global Social and Political Thought is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores the history of social and political thought around the world and its influence in contemporary debates around identity, communication, governance, the economy, and diplomacy. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Free University Of Tbilisi
Tbilisi, Georgia

The program's teaching component provides students with an adequate methodological background and tools to research at a high level. At the same time, Master Programme in Soci ... +

The program's teaching component provides students with an adequate methodological background and tools to research at a high level. At the same time, Master Programme in Social Sciences is oriented on the development of necessary general skills of students, which on the one hand are essential for continuing scientific work on the doctoral level, and on the other hand, are important for a successful career on the modern labour market. -
Master
Full-time
Georgian
Campus
 
Akaki Tsereteli State University
Kutaisi, Georgia

Master's Program in Journalism focuses on developing journalism and employment of Master's graduates in media institutions. The Programme is designed for any speciality of a B ... +

Master's Program in Journalism focuses on developing journalism and employment of Master's graduates in media institutions. The Programme is designed for any speciality of a Bachelor's Degree. Master Programme in Journalism aims to gain students the necessary skills and to prepare highly qualified journalists. -
MSc
Full-time
Georgian
Campus
 
National University of the Center of the Province of Buenos Aires
Tandil, Argentina

The proposal of this program is to train professionals capable of generating responses to the demands of a changing society. For this, it is necessary to harmonize a solid the ... +

The proposal of this program is to train professionals capable of generating responses to the demands of a changing society. For this, it is necessary to harmonize a solid theoretical knowledge that provides elements of analysis in relation to the formulation of problems, with analytical capacities and skills to solve them. The training will be focused on action, with the purpose that the graduate acts as an agent of change and innovation in the fields of their professional intervention. -
MSc
Spanish (Argentina)
Campus
 
University Institution Of Envigado
Envigado, Colombia

Empower professionals to address social, cultural, and contemporary subjectivities needs, based on situated, contextualized, and pertinent research, in the way of national and ... +

Empower professionals to address social, cultural, and contemporary subjectivities needs, based on situated, contextualized, and pertinent research, in the way of national and international theoretical and methodological developments in the social sciences. The Master in Social Sciences of the Envigado University Institution will be a professional capable of addressing social, cultural, and contemporary subjectivities needs, based on situated, contextualized, and pertinent research, in the path of national theoretical and methodological developments and international studies of the social sciences, in such a way that it analyzes social problems, establishes the different narrative forms as expressions and poses social innovation as a process that produces solutions relevant to each community and social group. -
Master
Spanish (Colombia)
Campus
 
University Of Los Lagos
Santiago, Chile

The new Master of Social Sciences program in Territorial Studies recognizes its origin, development, and evolution in the Master of Social Sciences Mention in Process Studies ... +

The new Master of Social Sciences program in Territorial Studies recognizes its origin, development, and evolution in the Master of Social Sciences Mention in Process Studies and Development of Regional Societies dictated since 2000 by ULAGOS. During 2019-2020 we reformulated the program, with special emphasis on redefining its lines of research, updating curricula, and strengthening its articulation with the Doctorate in Social Sciences in Territorial Studies. -
Master
Spanish (Chile)
Campus