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An Online Master’s in Sociology for Less Than $12,000

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Earn Your Master’s in Sociology Online

Sociological themes surround us—diversity, inclusion, equality, globalism, social change, and social justice. Understanding how these themes influence human behavior is of continuous value. As a student in American Military University’s (AMU) Master of Arts in Sociology, you develop a reflective understanding of human nature as well as how individuals react to products, social issues, and organizational change.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.

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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all master’s-level U.S active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

Practical Knowledge

This program enhances your ability to conduct advanced social science research and statistical analysis to examine big data in interdisciplinary contexts. You will explore topics like inequality, globalization, social change, and the intersection of people and societies with institutions.

Online For Easy Access

There are few online sociology master’s programs available. With this online program, AMU fills a unique niche. Your classes will have weekly due dates to help keep you on track, but you can study and log in on your schedule.

Personalized Support

AMU’s faculty provide 1:1, discipline-specific advising and mentorship woven into key courses. AMU’s online classroom provides an engaging environment for collaboration with faculty and fellow students.


A uniqueness of the program is your ability to focus your application and knowledge in one of these professional areas: education, healthcare, or social services.

Getting Started

No entrance exams or GRE scores are required. But this master’s program has prerequisite admission requirements. Please request information to learn more.

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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