Build a Better Society
Untangle today's most intricate problems when you pursue a Master of Arts in Sociology from University of Houston-Clear Lake. This degree considers social issues, contexts and policies with the ultimate goal of improving society. From massive social structures to small group dynamics, sociology explores many facets of human organization and experience. Working closely with expert faculty in small classes, you'll explore topics such as family sociology, medical sociology, immigration, religion, race and ethnic relations and much more.
Understand and Explore Today's Pressing Issues
We offer concentrations in diversity, family sociology, health and medicine, urban
studies or work and occupation. We also provide rigorous training in research methods,
statistical analysis, and mapping and interviewing skills. This degree's enhanced
background knowledge, and analytical skills and research experience will serve you
well in fields as diverse as government, social services, law, marketing, urban planning
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.