College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology and Criminology

About This Program

The Master of Arts in Sociology program provides a comprehensive understanding of social structures and dynamics. With experienced faculty and diverse research opportunities, students develop the skills needed to make a positive impact in the field. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Social science research assistants

  • 5.8% faster than the average
  • 40,100 number of jobs
  • $49,210 potential earnings


  • 3.6% about as fast as the average
  • 3,200 number of jobs
  • $86,110 potential earnings

Sociology teachers, postsecondary

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 17,000 number of jobs
  • $75,610 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.