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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Sociology aims to analyze and understand the various components that make up a society or civilization. Students learn how these societies are organized, as well as how they are sustained. Issues related to other humanities may also be studied.

The United States of America is a large country in Northern America, often known as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". It also gathers over 310 million people which is the world's third largest population. It includes densely populated cities with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful areas at the same time.

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Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes

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 researcher ... [+]

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. This curriculum derives not only from the needs detected in society, but also takes into account the research lines currently being developed by the Academic Bodies at our Center and which are also offered in the Doctorate of Social Sciences and Humanities.

The student will have a thesis tutor named from the first semester who will ensure a personalized attention that will guide him to organize, plan and develop his protocol, besides giving him the possibility to develop his skills and generate his own needs to face the problematic of his line of research and will develop in the research seminars, while in the last two semesters he will also participate in colloquiums where he will present the advances of his thesis and expose them to criticism and feedback. The student, together with his tutor, will be able to select optional subjects from the set of subjects that each line of the program offers to complement his training in the chosen line. The tutor may also recommend the mobility and conduct of research stays at the national level and of international preference for curricular courses and research activities that contribute to the quality of research conducted by the student. It should be noted that the electives that are described in the curricular structure derived... [-]

Mexico Aguascalientes
July 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School

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

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.

As an integral part of the University, the COE is committed to serving the communities in Alabama through its educational programs and related activities. As it works to carry out its mission, the COE ensures that initial and advanced programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional education personnel are aligned with the expectations of national, state, professional and institutional standards.... [-]

USA Montgomery
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
LaGrange College

A master's degree in Philanthropy and Development will help you move ahead as a leader in fundraising and philanthropy. LaGrange College's 25-month program combines two-w ... [+]

Master's in Philanthropy and Development (Online)

A master's degree in Philanthropy and Development will help you move ahead as a leader in fundraising and philanthropy. LaGrange College's 25-month program combines two-week immersion experiences on campus in the summer with the flexibility of online coursework to be completed in the fall and spring semesters. The only degree of its kind in the Southeast, the program is designed to provide practical knowledge and real-world skills. Whatever your fundraising focus, put what you learn into use immediately . While moving toward a degree, you'll be able to complete research that advances your personal career goals. Projects can be designed for direct application in your workplace or field of interest. Georgia's oldest private institution of higher learning, LaGrange College is located one hour south of Atlanta on Interstate 85 and is consistently ranked as top-10 and "best value" college by U.S. News & World Report. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, LaGrange aims to provide a transforming experience that both challenges the mind and inspires the soul. ... [-]

USA LaGrange USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
25 months
Online & Campus Combined
Universidad de Sonora

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

Name of the program: Master of Social Sciences Key DGP: 611508 Normal period to graduate: 4 semesters Credits: 120 Degree that confers: Master in Social Sciences Campus where it is offered: Hermosillo

Program descriptionGeneral purpose

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

Specific objectivesTo develop in the students the skills and competences for the interaction in environments of discussion and academic argumentation where different disciplines coexist in the search of complex solutions to real problems.Train students in the techniques and methods of collecting, analyzing and interpreting the results of social research and strategies for the integration of scientific knowledge.Form subjects capable of working, perfecting and evaluating multidisciplinary research projects in Social Sciences aimed at satisfying information demands.Promote interdisciplinary research in the Social Sciences, establishing the bases for their integration as complex knowledge, linking related areas such as those cultivated in the divisional field.What Will Your Competencies Be When You Finish The Program? Egress ProfileKnowledgeWill know the assumptions and theoretical-methodological foundations of the multi and interdisciplinary research process, so that through a guided process use them as guidelines for action aimed at solving socially relevant problems.Under a led work and interdisciplinary team may participate in the development of diagnostics to identify and intervene in those situations and problems that require... [-]
Mexico Hermosillo
August 2019
Spanish
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IPSL Institute for Global Learning

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

*IPSL Institute for Global Learning is excited to announce an automatic USD$8000 scholarship for individuals who enroll in the Spring 2019 cohort.

The Master of Arts in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.

Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in International Development & Service (IDS), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries.... [-]

USA Portland Peru Cusco Colombia Medellín Cartagena Vietnam Hanoi Tanzania Arusha Greece Thessaloniki Samothraki  + 10 More
September 2019
Full-time
13 months
Online & Campus Combined