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Master of Arts in Sociology


Thesis: 30 Semester Credit Hours
Non – thesis: 36 Semester Credit Hours
Program Information:
The Master of Arts in Sociology seeks to develop your understanding of the dynamics of the social world. Our goal is to assist the student to see the less obvious, by instructing the methods and techniques of social science.
Career Opportunities:
Community Service Agencies, Advocacy Groups, United Way, Insurance Companies, Correctional Institutions, Court Systems, Public and Private Schools, Vocational Services, Insurance Firms, Banks, Service Industries, health agencies, local planning agencies and more.
Program Requirements:
• Personal Statement: Typed, minimum 300-word personal statement that briefly describes your career goals, aspirations, and timetable for completion of your proposed graduate studies.
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Department Contact:
Department of Social Sciences
5201 University Boulevard,
Dr. F. M. Canseco Hall (CNS) 304-A
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2475

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 206
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: (956) 326.3020