About this course
The M.A. program is also designed to provide adequate training to pursue a doctoral program at other universities. The M.A. in Sociology with Emphasis in Alcohol and Drug Studies Program is designed to develop a manpower pool for service delivery in the human services profession with emphasis on the training of alcohol and drug counselors. This program also provides planning, management and public information expertise to the general public. Specialists in the field of substance abuse and human services engaged in the applied research develop and test theories on the nature and extent of alcohol and drug abuse problems.
The program for the Master of Arts Degree in Sociology is open to those who have completed the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology or its equivalent from an accredited institution. All applicants are required to submit a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose. Students without a background in Sociology must take competency courses before taking courses in the degree program.