Sociology: Human Service Planning and Administration (M.S.)

The Master of Science Sociology: Human Services Planning and Administration is designed for a person seeking a leadership role in the field of human services.

Program Highlights

  • You can complete the M.S. entirely online, and most classes are offered in an online, asynchronous format to accommodate any schedule. Only three classes require synchronous meetings, and these can be attended remotely.
  • The program can be completed in two years, or even less if students can take classes and/or engage in research during summers.
  • Graduates are well-equipped for in-demand jobs that make a positive difference in their communities and organizations, including in human resources, community education and leadership, program administration,and more.
  • With a particular focus on the skills you will need to be an effective human services professional, the M.S. provides a solid foundation in the discipline of sociology through engaging coursework on social theories and inequalities. 

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with 18 semester credits of courses in the social and behavioral sciences, including a research methods or statistics class.
  • A grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to your abilities and potential for success in a graduate program.
  • A Personal Statement that describes your reason for wanting to earn this degree.
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling September 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 2 years

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Dennis Waskul

Sociology Website