The combined B.A./M.A. program in Sociology offers highly-motivated students the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study.
After completion of the requirements for the B.A., students enroll full time in graduate courses for the fifth year of the dual degree program.
For specific program requirements, please contact the department chair.
St. John Hall, Room 444I-1
Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.
Current St. John’s University undergraduates interested in applying to a combined degree program or pathway should consult the appropriate Director of Graduate Studies and their undergraduate academic Dean.
All professionals gain an edge from being able to research and analyze information, and graduates holding a B.A. and M.A. in Sociology are well-equipped to answer the demand for these skills. Our program at St. John’s is specifically geared toward preparing you for a career in the following diverse fields:
The program will also prepare you for further study in law, sociology, and social work. Our graduates have gone on to pursue doctoral and law degrees at institutions such as the University of California-Los Angeles, University of Connecticut, University of Chicago, Georgetown University, and Columbia University.
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A solid foundation in problem-solving, critical thinking, communication skills, information technology, project management, and human resources management
The combined Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Master of Arts (M.A.) program in Sociology and Criminology and Justice offers highly-motivated students the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study.
You can complete a major or a minor in Sociology and Anthropology, a minor in Social Work, or combine your B.A. with an M.A. in Sociology or Criminology and Justice.
In today’s diverse global workplace, it is more important than ever to understand the ways different groups of people interact. Psychologists, hospital administrators, research analysts and human resource specialists are just some of the chosen career paths for graduates holding a sociology degree.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology at St. John’s University fosters the development of critical thinking, analytical, and research skills alongside an understanding of sociological theory and urban and global perspectives.
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