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Sociology (M.A.)
Sociology (M.A.)

Sociology (M.A.)

  • ID:ASU10086
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$9,972.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$13,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,100.00
  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$9,972.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$13,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,100.00

* * Spring health insurance amount includes summer.

Estimated Total/program:
$50,024.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00, or a minimum of 3.0 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work completed.

  • A minimum of eighteen (18) undergraduate hours in Sociology.

  • An overall minimum GPA of 3.00 in undergraduate Sociology courses.

  • A minimum grade of B in the following undergraduate courses, or their recognized equivalents:

  • SOC 2213, Introduction to Sociology

  • SOC 3383, Social Statistics

  • SOC 4293, Methods of Social Research

  • SOC 4243 Social Theory

English Requirements

Incoming international graduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart.

  • Completion of A-State's ESL Program: 90% or Above

  • Completion of CEA accredited language program: Completion certificate for completing all levels

  • Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program: Completion certificate of the program

  • TOEFL-Paper Based*: 550

  • TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*: 60

  • TOEFL-Internet Based***: 79

  • IELTS*: 6.0

  • PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic): 56

  • iTEP Academic Plus*: 4.5

  • EIKEN: Grade Pre-1

  • SAT scores**: 550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)

  • ACT scores**: 21 (total, and on both English and Reading sections)

  • High School Marks (India, Nepal and Pakistan): 65% in English at X and XII in Certificate

  • High School Marks (Kenya): 75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12

  • IB (International Baccalaureate): 5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature

  • University Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand: Must have completed two years there and graduated

  • Duolingo English Test: 105

*A-State’s institutional code to receive electronic tests is 6011.

**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years.

***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.

Course Information

The Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography at Arkansas State University - Jonesboro offers a General M.A. Degree in Sociology and a M.A. degree in Sociology with a Concentration in Criminology. The program is designed to prepare students for entry into Ph.D. programs and provides skills and training necessary for employment as professional sociologists and in other related occupations.

Some M.A. recipients go directly into teaching at the community college or high school level. Others enter the corporate, non-profit, and government worlds as directors of research, policy analysts, consultants, human resource managers, and program managers. Some may become program directors in social service agencies. Some outstanding students go on to doctoral programs after earning the M.A. degree.

We are looking for students who are curious about the social world, academically dedicated, and committed to the examination of society.

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Career Opportunity

Some M.A. recipients go directly into teaching at the community college or high school level. Others enter the corporate, non-profit, and government worlds as directors of research, policy analysts, consultants, human resource managers, and program managers. Some may become program directors in social service agencies. 

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance: $1100 USD per year 

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