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13 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 College 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 empha 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
 
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
Campus
 
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
 

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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
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London , United Kingdom

This pioneering Masters offers interdisciplinary perspectives on international performance and aims to understand performance in relation to the culture to which it contribute ... +

This pioneering Masters offers interdisciplinary perspectives on international performance and aims to understand performance in relation to the culture to which it contributes. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
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
 
University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
Leeds , United Kingdom

Unfortunately, in response to covid-19, this course will be suspended for the academic year 2020/21. If you have an offer for this course, you’ll receive an email about altern ... +

Unfortunately, in response to covid-19, this course will be suspended for the academic year 2020/21. If you have an offer for this course, you’ll receive an email about alternative courses you may want to consider. If you’re a new applicant to the University, you can search for alternative courses starting in the academic year 2020/21. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English (UK)
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney , Australia

The Master of Arts (Research) in Humanities and Social Sciences provides an opportunity for graduates to develop their research skills, deepen their knowledge in an area of th ... +

The Master of Arts (Research) in Humanities and Social Sciences provides an opportunity for graduates to develop their research skills, deepen their knowledge in an area of the social sciences or humanities and undertake some original research. The degree is awarded to candidates who, through original investigation, make a distinct and significant contribution to knowledge in their field of specialisation. All students are required to successfully complete the research training coursework subject 51913 Academic Research Practice which will develop their research knowledge and skills. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2021
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 Stirling
Stirling , United Kingdom

This Masters course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to carry out robust social research and evaluation.

This Masters course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to carry out robust social research and evaluation. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 30 months
English
01 Feb 2021
Campus
 
Hirosaki University
Hirosaki , Japan

Two courses of study are offered in the M.A. program: Cultural Studies and Applied Social Sciences. The goal of each is to turn out highly qualified graduates who can deal wit ... +

Two courses of study are offered in the M.A. program: Cultural Studies and Applied Social Sciences. The goal of each is to turn out highly qualified graduates who can deal with the transformations and institutional reforms that are occurring at both the regional and the global levels of current society. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Japanese
Campus
 
University Of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore , USA

Have a big idea to change the world? The Masters of Science in Health and Social Innovation challenges students to explore and apply principles of innovation, entrepreneurship ... +

Have a big idea to change the world? The Masters of Science in Health and Social Innovation challenges students to explore and apply principles of innovation, entrepreneurship, and design thinking to solve complex health and social challenges. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
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
Campus
 

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