Masters Programs in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2020

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.Social sciences focus on the study of soci… Read more

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast.

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The University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Kingston, Jamaica

The MSc in Development Studies Online truly fulfils the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interd ... +

The MSc in Development Studies Online truly fulfils the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interdisciplinary grasp of the social sciences. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling is the first graduate program in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, with the mission of training qualified professionals in the fi ... +

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling is the first graduate program in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, with the mission of training qualified professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling with the knowledge, skills, sensitivity and ethical behavior necessary to facilitate people with impediments the development of their capacities and their integration into society. The School also has the responsibility of guiding and providing consultancy in matters of public interest related to persons with disabilities and to the professionals of rehabilitation counseling. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
Universidad Panamericana de Guatemala
Guatemala City, Guatemala +19 More

The Master's Degree in Literacy in Bilingual and Intercultural Environments is of a professional nature and is designed to strengthen the professional skills of teaching readi ... +

The Master's Degree in Literacy in Bilingual and Intercultural Environments is of a professional nature and is designed to strengthen the professional skills of teaching reading and writing, as well as the methodology for conducting research on the subject as a preparatory process for the formulation of an educational project linked to the topic of literacy. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
20 Jan 2020
31 Jan 2020
Online
 
IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Portland, USA +6 More

Independently designed and curated curriculum that responds to current social issues aligns with service and research opportunities and reflects student interests and latest t ... +

Independently designed and curated curriculum that responds to current social issues aligns with service and research opportunities and reflects student interests and latest trends in the field of International Development. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
Jan 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP) provides comprehensive training in issues of sustainable development, environmental governance, natural ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP) provides comprehensive training in issues of sustainable development, environmental governance, natural resource management, and environmental conflict management from both ecological and social perspectives. It encompasses a broad range of subjects and themes, including Food Systems, Water Management, Forestry, Coastal Resources, Climate Change, Urban Ecology, and Social Movements. The program focuses on the human dimensions of the environment-development nexus, highlighting the connections between local perspectives and broader processes at the national, regional and global levels and emphasizing the importance of political, economic structures and inequality in access to resources as key drivers in environmental conflict and global environmental change. The program prepares students for a wide range of careers in both environmental and development policy and programming in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
20 Aug 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Leuphana University of Luneburg
Lüneburg, Germany

Con­ti­nuing a well-es­ta­blis­hed tra­di­ti­on of cul­tu­ral sci­en­ces in Lüne­burg, Leu­pha­na's Mas­ters pro­gram­me in Culture, Arts and Media en­ga­ges the di­sci­pli­ne ... +

Con­ti­nuing a well-es­ta­blis­hed tra­di­ti­on of cul­tu­ral sci­en­ces in Lüne­burg, Leu­pha­na's Mas­ters pro­gram­me in Culture, Arts and Media en­ga­ges the di­sci­pli­nes of the hu­ma­nities and the so­ci­al sci­en­ces in an in­ter­di­sci­pli­na­ry dia­lo­gue. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
INEAD
France Online, France +22 More

The European Masters is aimed at those who plan to work in sustainable development management, in connection with all business functions in the three major economic sectors .. ... +

The European Masters is aimed at those who plan to work in sustainable development management, in connection with all business functions in the three major economic sectors ... -
Master
2 years
French
Online
 
International University of the Caribbean
Kingston, Jamaica

The objective of the Master of Science in Counselling & Consulting Psychology (MCCP) is to train persons to be competent in the dual disciplines of Counselling and Consult ... +

The objective of the Master of Science in Counselling & Consulting Psychology (MCCP) is to train persons to be competent in the dual disciplines of Counselling and Consulting Psychology. Graduates will demonstrate a range of solution-oriented skills in dealing with individual, group, and organizational problems using counseling and/or consulting expertise. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Carolina
Carolina, Puerto Rico

Master's degree that prepares the student to provide psychotherapeutic services to individuals, families and groups in order to improve the behavioral, emotional and mental fu ... +

Master's degree that prepares the student to provide psychotherapeutic services to individuals, families and groups in order to improve the behavioral, emotional and mental functioning of the participants. The student will develop skills to promote both the personal well-being of their clients, as well as provide the social, economic and political well-being of communities and society. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Spanish
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Ponce Health Sciences University
Ponce, Puerto Rico +1 More

The Master of Science (MS) in School/Clinical Psychology is a Terminal Master Degree Program that will concomitantly provide students the foundations of the School and Clinica ... +

The Master of Science (MS) in School/Clinical Psychology is a Terminal Master Degree Program that will concomitantly provide students the foundations of the School and Clinical Psychology (S/CP) profession. The program will prepare its graduates to engage in a competent practice of the profession at the Master level. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
The Mico University College
Kingston, Jamaica

The Master of Science in Counselling and Social Work is designed to equip society with skills to respond to the needs of the school community and society as a whole. In respon ... +

The Master of Science in Counselling and Social Work is designed to equip society with skills to respond to the needs of the school community and society as a whole. In response to social changes that impact the lives of students, this programme prepares professionals who will focus on a broad range of services to an increasingly diverse group of stakeholders. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad Ana G. Méndez – Recinto de Gurabo
Gurabo, Puerto Rico

Graduates of this specialty may administer, design, plan and evaluate service programs related to the personal and social development of individuals, families and communities ... +

Graduates of this specialty may administer, design, plan and evaluate service programs related to the personal and social development of individuals, families and communities to improve the quality of life of society. In addition, they will develop leadership skills that will allow them to organize the communities and thus become agents of social change. They may participate effectively and efficiently in public policy formulation processes. They will know strategies for fundraising, preparation and administration of proposals for the operationalization of programmatic objectives and goals. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Jan 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
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

This master's program aims to train leaders with the elements of an integral human development for the 21st century. The essential nucleus of this formation will make it possi ... +

This master's program aims to train leaders with the elements of an integral human development for the 21st century. The essential nucleus of this formation will make it possible to understand that the conflicts we face must be transformed and solved peacefully, because that is the only way to lay the foundations for peace. The combination of these elements allows access to development in all its facets: human development, sustainable and sustainable. For this, our vision supports the notions of the United Nations that peace, human development and the transformation and resolution of conflicts must contain transversally elements related to gender equity and the principle of non-discrimination, be this racial , social, conscience, cult, or other. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
Spanish
20 Aug 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in Peace Education seeks to develop and strengthen the capacity of formal and informal educators to build a peaceful world on all levels and in all d ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in Peace Education seeks to develop and strengthen the capacity of formal and informal educators to build a peaceful world on all levels and in all dimensions of life. Through coursework and independent research or internship experiences, complemented with a unique and cooperative learning environment at UPEACE, students will enhance their values formation, knowledge and skills for living in and building cultures of peace. An understanding of the roles education, educators and institutions can play in resolving and transforming conflicts and violence towards holistic cultures of peace is explored. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
20 Aug 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus