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Sociology, Bachelor of Arts / Master of Arts

Sociology and Anthropology


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.

Department Contact

Michael L. Indergaard, Ph.D., Chair
Sociology and Anthropology
St. John Hall, Room 444L
[email protected]


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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.

Career Outcomes

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:

AdvertisingFamily Service Agencies
Federal InvestigationHigher Education Administration
Human ResourcesParole/Probation
Program EvaluationPublic Relations
Research AnalysisSocial Service Agencies
U.S. Customs 

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.