Master of Sociology

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology

Master of Science (M.S.) in Sociology

     Thesis track (research)
     Practitioner (application)

Ahh the masses. Isn’t it interesting how sometimes people act one way in a group and differently when they’re alone? Would you be interested in research studying how social stratification impacts mob mentality? If that kind of subject matter is appealing to you, we have some faculty members you’d probably like to meet.

The Auburn Montgomery Master of Sociology program offers quality instruction and a broader scope of courses than most of the comparable schools in our area. This is a cooperative degree with Auburn University, opening up a whole new world of additional resources and academic activity. The cooperative AU/AUM master of sociology is also a very solid base on which to build a Ph.D. If you like the research side of sociology, this degree could be for you. Our professors practice research and are accomplished scholars with numerous publications and accolades. And if you’re looking for the application/practitioner side of sociology, this program is built for that as well. In other words, between the two campuses we teach it all.

Expand your skill set, experience hands-on research and explore the world of sociology at Auburn and AUM. To learn more about how to apply for the interdepartmental program, and take the first step toward a fulfilling career in a rewarding industry, contact the Sociology Department office, 331 Liberal Arts, by phone at 334-244-3378 or by email at

Related careers/job titles: Human resource management, research analyst, urban planner, non-profit administrator, community college instructor, healthcare industry, research and policy for government agencies.

Approximate program length: Two years.