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8010000200 distance learning in MA Sociology
A Master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice. Within the area studied, graduates are posited to possess advanced knowledge of a specialized body of theoretical and applied topics; high order skills in analysis, critical evaluation or professional application; and the ability to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. The degree is awarded upon graduation from a university
The Department of Sociology, in the College of Arts and Sciences, serves students as a center for the advanced study of social institutions, global affairs, and social justice. The sociology master's program offers in-depth training in sociological theory, with an emphasis on research methodology, to create sociological knowledge and apply professional research skills to inform effective policies and programs for social change.
Students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in building equitable, humane, and sustainable social institutions. The sociology MA program prepares students for a variety of careers in social advocacy, research, teaching, human services, and policymaking institutions in both the public and private sectors in Washington and beyond.
AU’s location in the nation’s capital provides unparalleled access to government, research institutions, data and archival sources, advocacy organizations, and leaders involved in social change. Students experience a vibrant departmental culture of faculty and student engagement.
Job Opportunities after ma in sociology:
Those who are looking for a job opportunity after M.A in Sociology can opt for teaching. They can also write Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) and join Indian Civil Services. If they are interested in research field, then they can pursue their career as Research Officer or Junior Research Fellow in Indian Statistical Institute, National Institute of Urban Affairs and Centre for Advanced Research and Development. They can also find jobs in the field of criminology, health, family and child development like Child Development Project Officer, District Probation Officer, Liaison Officer, Rehabilitation Counselor etc.
Eligibility: A bachelor degree in the core stream helps program to accommodate students in the term. Those having equivalent degrees can also apply.
Duration: Total duration of the program is of two years.