University of Missouri - St Louis

College of Arts and Sciences



One University Boulevard

One University Blvd.

Saint Louis, MO 63121

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.- Sociology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The curriculum is designed to serve the needs of full-time students as well as working students who are able to engage only in part-time studies. This design allows pre-career and mid-career students to prepare for employment in education, service agencies, community organizations, government agencies, or businesses. The curriculum also invites students to take advantage of the university's urban setting through integration of selected work experiences with practicum courses and academic seminars under faculty guidance. The curriculum emphasizes theoretical, analytic, and substantive approaches to urban-related problem solving. A variety of career options are available to the master's-level graduate, including: program evaluation and research; field or casework related to community issues; administrative roles in social agencies and planning organizations; or doctoral studies in sociology or related fields.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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