MASTER OF ARTS IN PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY
Put the world under a microscope, and prepare yourself for a potential career confronting society’s greatest challenges with your Master of Arts in Public Sociology at University of the Rockies. Through numerous case studies of social behaviors, customs, and cultures, you will come to understand the roles of government, non-profit, and community organizations, while positing solutions to critical public issues. With your Master of Arts in Public Sociology, you may be able to pursue a career in health care, social services, public relations, or research.
This degree program features two specializations:
Take your Master of Arts in Sociology further and enhance your credentials with a specialization in Applied Sociology. You will be prepared to put theory into practice to address a variety of social problems and policy concerns. The Applied Sociology specialization is ideal for you if you are interested in pursuing careers as managers, researchers, policy analysts, instructors, consultants, and service providers in a variety of organizations and settings.
Focusing your Master of Arts in Public Sociology degree with a Medical Sociology specialization will enhance your understanding of social factors that influence health and wellness. You will evaluate health patterns and the structure of health care organizations, and devise strategies to improve public health. This specialization also includes an overview of the grant writing process, a critical component of volunteer-based, educational, and public agencies tasked with combatting public health crises.