Professional Science Master's in Applied Sociology
Become proficient in a range of social research methods with the Professional Science Master's in Applied Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University. Examine social behaviors and environments according to several theoretical and practical approaches, with emphasis on statistical and data analysis. Develop the diverse skill set needed to perform applied research in public and private firms as well as government agencies.
The 31-credit Applied Sociology PSM program, which is affiliated with the American Sociological Association, builds advanced training across a slate of core courses focused on
- data analysis,
- qualitative methods,
- research design,
- research ethics and
Students are encouraged to participate in seminars in other social science disciplines, including anthropology; criminal justice; gender, sexuality and women’s studies; geography and urban studies; history; political science; and psychology.