The Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography at Arkansas State University - Jonesboro offers a General M.A. Degree in Sociology and a M.A. degree in Sociology with a Concentration in Criminology. The program is designed to prepare students for entry into Ph.D. programs and provides skills and training necessary for employment as professional sociologists and in other related occupations.
Some M.A. recipients go directly into teaching at the community college or high school level. Others enter the corporate, non-profit and government worlds as directors of research, policy analysts, consultants, human resource managers and program managers. Some may become program directors in social service agencies. Some outstanding students go on to doctoral programs after earning the M.A. degree.
We are looking for students who are curious about the social world, academically dedicated, and committed to the examination of society.