Master Degree in Social Sciences in Puerto Rico

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Social Sciences

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

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.

There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.

Top Master Programs in Social Sciences in Puerto Rico 2019

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Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling

University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
Campus Full time Part time 5 - 7 semesters August 2019 Puerto Rico San Juan + 1 more

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. [+]

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.

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A graduate program of excellence, in continuous development, leader in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the comprehensive training of professionals in the field of Rehabilitation Counseling, which will serve and intercede on behalf of people with disabilities, guided by the highest values ethical and scientific knowledge.... [-]


Master in Social Work - Clinical Social Work or Administration

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment Puerto Rico Carolina Cabo Rojo Santa Isabel Yauco + 4 more

The professional in the Social Work Program promotes social and economic equity and justice and the well-being of human and social systems. Social workers utilize theories of human behavior and social systems to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments. Human rights and social justice are fundamental tenants of social work. [+]

UNE is a US-accredited, affordable higher education institution that allows students to develop professional fluency in English and Spanish. Mission

To prepare competent social work professionals committed to social justice, human rights and the defense of diversity in all its manifestations. Our graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills with the capacity to communicate effectively and conduct research related to their practice; will be capable of integrating entrepreneurship, self-management, and technology in their work and will self-identify as active citizens in a global world in constant change, committed to the social transformation of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

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Master of Arts in Education in School and Child Psychology (MAEd)

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time 3 years Open Enrollment Puerto Rico Carolina + 1 more

The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. [+]

UNE is a US-accredited, affordable higher education institution that allows students to develop professional fluency in English and Spanish.

The Master of Arts in Education program in School and Child Psychology emphasizes the development of a professional concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process.

The program prepares them to provide a range of psychological services, such as Diagnosis, assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development and evaluation services.

The focus is on the development processes of children and youth within the context of schools, families and other ecological systems. The program prepares them to intervene at different levels to ensure and promote a healthy development.... [-]